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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…

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.