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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…

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…

Deed of Trust between John Fry and Joshua Fry, November 5, 1811, and bill of sale for Moses, April 18th, 1811.

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A deed of trust between John Fry and his father Joshua Fry, dated November 5th, 1811. In this deed, the people enslaved by the Fry family are listed by name and gender.
(Men:) Billy, Harry, Banthett, Bob, Peter, Davy, Lut, Hercules (Women:) Sally,…

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…

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,…

List of bonds from Alexander Scott Bullitt loaning out people he enslaved, 1801.

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A list of bonds from Alexander Scott Bullitt loaning out people he enslaves, the seventeenth in a series. The list names the people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, the amount they were hired for, and who they were hired to, including: Charles,…

List of bonds from Alexander Scott Bullitt loaning out people he enslaved, 1800.

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A list of bonds from Alexander Scott Bullitt loaning out enslaved people, the sixteenth in a series. The list names the slaves, the amount they were hired for, and who they were hired to, including: Venus and family, Tom and family, Charles, William…

List of bonds from Alexander Scott Bullitt loaning out people he enslaved, 1799.

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A list of bonds from Alexander Scott Bullitt loaning out enslaved people, the fifteenth in a series. The list names the slaves, the amount they were hired for, and who they were hired to, including: Tom and family, William Trigg, Charles, Venus and…