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Articles of Agreement hiring people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, September 1st, 1811.

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Title

Articles of Agreement hiring people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, September 1st, 1811.

Description

Articles of agreement between Alexander Scott Bullitt and John Tarascon, hiring out eight people Alexander Scott Bullitt enslaves, including: James, Charles, Daniel, Stephen, Jerry, Bill, Simon, and Lucinda (wife of David). The agreement, dated September 1st, 1811, is very detailed on how enslaved people should be treated and housed.

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

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Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0039_002

Citation

Alexander Scott Bullitt, “Articles of Agreement hiring people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, September 1st, 1811.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 3, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3233.