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Last Will and Testament of William Christian, March 13th, 1786.

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The last will and testament of William Christian, dated March 13th, 1786. This document lists the forty-seven people he enslaved and who they will be transferred to upon his death. The people William Christian enslaved are named as follows: James…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Susan P. Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family and the death of Samuel, December 21st, 1844.

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In a letter from December 21st, 1844, Susan Bullitt (at Oxmoor) writes to her brother John (in Lexington) that Samuel, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, was shot at while sleeping in a tree by "Jim Canady (Kennedy?) who took him for a baboon . .…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Susan P. Bullitt concerning the death of Fanny and the health of other people enslaved by the Bullitt family, October 13th, 1844.

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A letter from Susan Peachy Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her brother John C. Bullitt (Lexington), dated October 13th, 1844. Susan Bullitt reports on the condition of the slaves, saying Fannie died and Lydia was much better. There is also a mention of Henry…