Letter to Richard Woolfolk from George Nicholas concerning William Christian's estate, including the people he enslaved, December 10th, 1790.

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Title

Letter to Richard Woolfolk from George Nicholas concerning William Christian's estate, including the people he enslaved, December 10th, 1790.

Description

In a letter from December 10th, 1790, George Nicholas writes to Richard Woolfolk on William Christian's estate and the people he enslaves. Nicholas details the process of passing “the Lick” down to Colonel Christian’s children upon his death, and how the people enslaved by the Bullitt family would be “common stock” until the children come of age.

Creator

George Nicholas

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1790-12-10

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0029_001

Citation

George Nicholas, “Letter to Richard Woolfolk from George Nicholas concerning William Christian's estate, including the people he enslaved, December 10th, 1790.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed January 29, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3211.