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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 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…

Deed to Cottonwood plantation gifted to Dr. Henry Chenoweth from William C. Bullitt, January 1st, 1860.

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A deed from William Christian Bullitt to Henry Chenoweth, dated January 1st, 1860. Dr. Henry Chenoweth was married to Helen Martin Bullitt, William C. Bullitt's daughter. This deed grants Chenoweth half of the Cottonwood plantation, as well as the…

Articles of Agreement hiring people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, October 4th, 1815.

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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 Molly (wife of Charles).…

List of bonds for people enslaved by William Christian, April 10th, 1803.

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An account of bonds for the estate of William Christian, dated April 10th, 1803. Tom and his family were hired to another enslaver for the year 1799. Delphia and her husband, Simon, were hired for the year of 1790.

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Daniel and Simon, two enslaved men planning to escape Cottonwood plantation, June 18th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated June 18th, 1859. Mildred writes that Daniel and Simon, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family at their Cottonwood plantation, "headed a…

Letter to John C. Bullitt and Joshua Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt considering slave uprisings, May 19th, 1840.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her sons Joshua and John (Danville), dated May 19th, 1840. She writes concerning recent slave rebellions and resistance efforts. She writes, "It has been said the next fire was to be at Old Bullitt's."…

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).…

Articles of Agreement hiring people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, September 1st, 1811.

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Articles of agreement between Alexander Scott Bullitt and John Tarascon, hiring out eight people Alexander Scott Bullitt enslaves, including: James, Charles, Daniel, Stephen, Jerry, Bill, Simon, and Lucinda (wife of David). The agreement, dated…