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Bill of sale for sixteen enslaved people, being sold to Col. William Christian, October 31st, 1785.

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A bill of sale for sixteen enslaved people, dated October 31st, 1785. The enslaved people are listed by name: York, Peter, Jack, Lewis, Titus, Venus (and her children Ben, Billy, Melissa, and Betty), Abby (and her children Celia, Stephen, Lucy, and…

Deed to Cottonwood plantation gifted to Dr. Henry Chenoweth from William C. Bullitt, January 1st, 1860.

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A deed from William Christian Bullitt to Henry Chenoweth, dated January 1st, 1860. Dr. Henry Chenoweth was married to Helen Martin Bullitt, William C. Bullitt's daughter. This deed grants Chenoweth half of the Cottonwood plantation, as well as the…

Deed of Trust between John Fry and Joshua Fry, November 5, 1811, and bill of sale for Moses, April 18th, 1811.

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A deed of trust between John Fry and his father Joshua Fry, dated November 5th, 1811. In this deed, the people enslaved by the Fry family are listed by name and gender.
(Men:) Billy, Harry, Banthett, Bob, Peter, Davy, Lut, Hercules (Women:) Sally,…

Inventory of Joshua Fry’s Estate, December 10th and 11th, 1754.

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An inventory of Joshua Fry's estate, dated December 10th and 11th, 1754. The people William Christian enslaved are listed by name and value: Sasor J., Mildred, Will, as well as Adam, Bojon, Lucy, Nell, Frank, David, Abraham, Matt, Tany and her child…

Contract hiring Little Tom, Sam, George, Hanna, Milly, and Lucy, people enslaved at the Oxmoor plantation, September 1821.

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A contract hiring Little Tom, Sam, George, Hanna, Milly, and Lucy, dated September 1821. All the aforementioned people were enslaved by Elizabeth Dickinson, and were hired out to John P. Aldridge.

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing slave labor, November 24th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated November 24th, 1859. Mildred writes that the enslaved people at Oxmoor are starting to break hemp. Mildred specifically mentions three…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt describing Tinah, a woman enslaved by the Bullitt family, and her wedding, May 10th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 10th, 1859. Mildred describes Tinah's wedding to Will Green, a free Black man. She writes that Tinah, in her wedding dress, looked…

Letter to the Bullitt Children from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Caroline, Lucy, and Sabra's work on the plantation, May 4th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her children (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 4th, 1859. Mildred writes that she sent some of the women she enslaves, including Caroline, Lucy, and Sabra, "into the field to plant corn."

Letter to the Bullitt Children from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Lucy, a woman escaping enslavement, February 1860.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her children (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated February 1860. Mildred claims that Lucy had tried to poison her by giving her tonic with bluestone in it. Mildred also claims that Lucy had smothered her…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing people enslaved by the Bullitt family, October 29th, 1849.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt to John C. Bullitt (Lynnford, Kentucky), dated October 29th, 1849. In this letter, Mildred Ann Bullitt describes the health of Milton, Sabra, and Dolly. Mildred also mentions Samuel, Dinah, Tom, Eliza, Lucy, and…