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Receipt to Dr. Adam Rankin for attending to people enslaved by William Christian, January 4th, 1793.

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A receipt of transferred funds to Dr. Adam Rankin from William Christian, dated January 4th, 1793. Adam Rankin attended to Sam, Billy, Tom, Young Jim, Jim, Venus, and Ruth, all people enslaved by William Christian.

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 documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, including people hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper.

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Undated documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, some of whom were hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper. One document lists the names of people enslaved by William Christian Bullitt, who they were…

Contract hiring Little Tom, Sam, George, Hanna, Milly, and Lucy, people enslaved at the Oxmoor plantation, September 1821.

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A contract hiring Little Tom, Sam, George, Hanna, Milly, and Lucy, dated September 1821. All the aforementioned people were enslaved by Elizabeth Dickinson, and were hired out to John P. Aldridge.

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from William C. Bullitt concerning moving the people they enslave to Cottonwood, November 23rd, 1861.

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A letter from William Christian Bullitt (Oxmoor) to his son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated November 23rd, 1861. William writes about renting some of the land at the Oxmoor plantation, but keeping some land, the house, and…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Henry and Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Harry and Sam, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, June 14th, 1859.

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A letter from Henry Massie Bullitt and Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to his brother and her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated June 14th, 1859. The letter goes into great detail about Harry and Sam, as told by their…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Henry and Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the deaths of Harry and Sam, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, May 30th and 31st, 1859.

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A group of letters from Henry Massie Bullitt and Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to his brother and her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 30th and 31st, 1859. Mildred and Henry describe the death of Harry and Sam, two…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 4th, 1850.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John C. Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated February 4th, 1850. Mildred mentions the new overseer, and names Samuel and Sam as having more amicable health in the aftermath of the typhoid…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Ellen Swathmey, October 29th, 1849.

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A letter from Ellen Swathmey (Louisville) to John C. Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) that mentions Sam, who may been enslaved. Letter dated October 29th, 1849.

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Helen Bullitt and Martha Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, dated October 2nd, 1846.

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A letter from Helen Bullitt and Martha Bullitt (Oxmoor) to their brother John C. Bullitt (Clarksville, Tennessee), dated October 2nd, 1846. Helen writes that many of the people enslaved by the Bullitt family are ill, including: Nathan, Samuel, "Uncle…