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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…

Bill of sale for sixteen enslaved people, being sold to Col. William Christian, October 31st, 1785.

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A bill of sale for sixteen enslaved people, dated October 31st, 1785. The enslaved people are listed by name: York, Peter, Jack, Lewis, Titus, Venus (and her children Ben, Billy, Melissa, and Betty), Abby (and her children Celia, Stephen, Lucy, and…

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…

Receipt to Dr. Glass for attending to a boy William C. Bullitt enslaved, July 1st, 1819.

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A receipt of funds transferred to Dr. Glass from William Christian Bullitt for attending to a boy Bullitt enslaved, dated July 1st, 1819. At the time of Dr. Glass's services, the boy was employed by William Hite. Per previous records, the boy may be…

Petition against Joseph Clement by William C. Bullitt, September 21st, 1854.

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A petition signed by William Christian Bullitt against Joseph Clement, dated September 21st, 1854. Clement was a justice of the peace and had imprisoned Daniel, Bill, and Titus - three men enslaved by William Christian Bullitt - under the assumption…

Contract hiring Celia and her four children, all enslaved by the Bullitt family, January 30th, 1818.

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A contract hiring Celia and her four youngest children to William Hite for the year 1818, dated January 30th, 1818. Celia and her children were enslaved by William Christian Bullitt and, as per this contract, were loaned out to William Hite for a…

Contract hiring Celia, Titus, Absolam, and Dolly, people enslaved by the Bullitt family, December 16th, 1816.

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A contract between William Christian Bullitt and William Hite, dated December 16th, 1816. In this contract, Hite hires Celia and (presumably her) children: Titus, Absolam, and Dolly. All persons listed are enslaved under William Bullitt, and are…

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…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, September 23rd, 1846.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (n.p.) to her son John C. Bullitt (Clarksville, Tennessee), dated September 23rd, 1846. Mildred mentions that many of the people she enslaves are ill, including: Frank, Nathan, Little, and Titus.

Excerpts from "Recollections of Oxmoor," September 14th 1906.

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A flyleaf copy of Henry M. Bullitt's recollection of Oxmoor, written in 1906. Six original pages are also in the folder. This document skips from page six to page forty-three, once it gets to Uncle Jack’s obituary. Bullitt writes extensively about…