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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…

Letter to Elizabeth Christian from Annie Christian discussing Tom, a man she enslaves, March 22nd, 1788.

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A letter from Annie Christian (n.p.) to Elizabeth Christian (Bellmount), dated March 22nd, 1788. Annie writes that Tom, a man she enslaves, has asked for every other Saturday off. Annie also writes about moving the enslaved people in her estate.

Letter to William C. Bullitt from Davy Steward discussing Tom, a man Bullitt enslaves, January 6th, 1826.

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A letter from Davy Steward (Beargrass) to William Christian Bullitt discussing Tom, a man enslaved by William Bullitt, and how he is “without a master” and “anxious that [Davy Steward] hire him.” The letter is dated January 6th, 1826.

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…

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.

Inventory of Joshua Fry’s Estate, December 10th and 11th, 1754.

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An inventory of Joshua Fry's estate, dated December 10th and 11th, 1754. The people William Christian enslaved are listed by name and value: Sasor J., Mildred, Will, as well as Adam, Bojon, Lucy, Nell, Frank, David, Abraham, Matt, Tany and her child…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, January 6th, 1850.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) she gives him news of the slaves' illnesses and writes that it's, "the nature of the darkies to take every advantage." The letter is dated January 6th, 1850.…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing people enslaved by the Bullitt family, October 29th, 1849.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt to John C. Bullitt (Lynnford, Kentucky), dated October 29th, 1849. In this letter, Mildred Ann Bullitt describes the health of Milton, Sabra, and Dolly. Mildred also mentions Samuel, Dinah, Tom, Eliza, Lucy, and…

Letters to John C. Bullitt from Helen Bullitt and Martha Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 1st and 3rd, 1847.

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A letter from Helen Martin Bullitt and Martha Bell Bullitt to their brother, John C. Bullitt, dated February 1st and 3rd, 1847. Both Helen and Martha refer to the health of the people enslaved by the Bullitt family, including: Tom, Henry Shipp, Jim,…