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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 Anne Fleming from A. Christian mentioning Polly and Phebe, two enslaved women, April 29th, 1784.

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A letter from A. Christian to their sister, presumably Anne Fleming, dated April 29th, 1784. In the letter, Christian discusses Polly and Phebe, two women enslaved by the Christian family, and the labor in the home. Only a transcript of the letter is…