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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…

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…

List of bonds from Alexander Scott Bullitt loaning out people he enslaved, 1798.

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A list of bonds from Alexander Scott Bullitt loaning out enslaved people, the fourteenth in a series. The list names the slaves, the amount they were hired for, and who they were hired to, including: Tom and Family, Melissa and Chick, William Trigg,…