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Letter to Patrick Henry from Annie Christian discussing her estate and the people she enslaves, September 1786.

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A letter from Annie Christian (Cove Spring, Mercer County, Kentucky) to her brother, Patrick Henry (Richmond, Virginia), dated September 1786. Annie instructs Patrick on what to do with her property and the people she enslaves in the event of her…

John Bryant, deed of emancipation, 5 October 1818

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Legally acknowledges Bryant's emancipation of three enslaved persons: Patsey, Adam and Clary. Signed by Bryant and Mercer County, Kentucky Court Clerk, Thomas Allin.