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Letter from her cousin Edward to Annie Christian, 9 September 1786

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Letter to Annie Henry Christian from her cousin, Edward, regarding the death of her husband, settling his estate and accounts, the potential sale and moving of enslaved people, and the removal of the family. The top portion of the letter is missing

Alexander Blair, deed of emancipation, 7 July 1828

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At a court held for the County of Woodford at the Court House in Versailles, 7 July 1828, an instrument of writing from Alexander Blair by which he manumitted Sam, a man he enslaved, and which was produced and acknowledged by the said Blair to be his…

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 24 March 1816

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George writes to his father that he had found a slave who was well known and respected in the neighborhood. He purchased him for $525 and was "fortunate" to get him. He expresses his desire to find one more slave. He notes this is a duplicate of a 14…