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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…

Undated manuscript written by Annie C. Courtenay describing life on Oxmoor plantation, as well as the lives of Louisiana Taylor and Lucinda, two women enslaved by Mildred Ann Bullitt.

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An undated manuscript written by Annie C. Courtenay, describing life at Oxmoor plantation. Courtenay describes how Mildred Ann Bullitt, Louisiana Taylor, and Lucinda would sew and knit all the clothes worn by the people enslaved by the Bullitt…

Letter to Archibald Dixon from William C. Bullitt concerning the people he enslaves and a possible move to Henderson County, October 25th, 1861.

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A letter from William Christian Bullitt (Oxmoor) to Archibald Dixon (n.p.), dated October 25th, 1861. Bullitt writes that he plans to rent out Oxmoor and move to Henderson County, presumably to Cottonwood, due to the "pilfering" in the city because…

Letter to Thomas W. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning Frank and Beck, two people enslaved by the Bullitt family, March 23rd, 1861.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated March 23rd, 1861. In the letter, Mildred mentions Frank and Beck, two people who were enslaved by the Bullitt family.

Letter to Thomas W. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning Jacob, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, May 22nd, 1860.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 22nd, 1860. Mildred mentions Jacob sitting at the table and talking about the rain at Woodlawn. Jacob might have been enslaved by the…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning Lucinda, a woman enslaved by the Bullitt family, April 3rd, 1851.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, John C. Bullitt (Lynnford), dated April 3rd, 1851. Mildred mentions making Lucinda, a woman she enslaves, paint the porch.

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning the women she enslaves, April 1st, 1847.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, John C. Bullitt (Clarkesville, Tennessee), dated April 1st, 1847. Mildred mentions some of the women she enslaves, including Charity and Eliza, and their work in the kitchen.

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Martha and Helen Bullitt mentioning the people they enslave, December 16th, 1846.

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Two attached letters from Helen and Martha Bullitt (Oxmoor) to their brother, John C. Bullitt (Clarkesville, Tennessee), dated December 16th and 27th, 1846. They mention multiple people enslaved by the Bullitt family: Daniel, Henry, Tinah, “Mammy”…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning Betsy, a woman she enslaves, November 13th, 1846.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, John C. Bullitt (Clarkesville, Tennessee), dated November 13th, 1846. Mildred mentions Betsy and her work in the kitchen, and asks John to write a “special message to Cynthia.”

Letter to John C. Bullitt from William and Mildred Bullitt mentioning Titus, February 19th, 1846.

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Two letters, attached in transcription, from William Christian Bullitt and Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to their son, John C. Bullitt (Clarkesville, Tennessee), dated February 19th, 1846. The letter briefly mentions Titus, a man enslaved by William…