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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…

Receipt to John Willett for attending to people enslaved by Captain A. Steele, March 13th, 1807.

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A receipt of funds transferred from Capt. A. Steele to John Willettbill for attending to the health of Steele's family, and the families of people Steele enslaves, including "negro Tom" and a "negro child" (sometimes abbreviated to "n. child"). The…

Last Will and Testament of Alexander Scott Bullitt, August 24th, 1815.

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Alexander Scott Bullitt's last will and testament, dated August 24th, 1815, and probated on May 13th, 1816. This document mentions all the people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, including: Jenny (and her four children Bobb, Molly, Stafford,…

Articles of Agreement hiring people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, September 22nd, 1813.

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Articles of agreement between Alexander Scott Bullitt and John Tarascon, hiring out eight people Alexander Scott Bullitt enslaves for Tarascon's rope walk, including: James, Charles, Daniel, Stephen, Jerry, Bill, Simon, and Polly (wife of Charles).…

Bill of sale for Molly and Polly, two women enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, June 4th, 1810.

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Agreements and a bill of sale for Molly and Polly, two enslaved women, between Alexander Scott Bullitt, Caleb Noel, and Tarleton Goolsby. Molly was to be sold at the house of Daniel Nicholson. The first letter concerns Polly, dated June 4th, 1810. On…