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Last Will and Testament of Alexander Scott Bullitt, August 24th, 1815.

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Title

Last Will and Testament of Alexander Scott Bullitt, August 24th, 1815.

Description

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, Matthew), Phil, Rose Abbey, Priss, Big Rachael, George, Jerry, Lucinda (former wife of Daniel), Young Dave, Dry run Dave (and his wife Luce Jenkins, and their two children Kate and Mina), Vilet (and her three children Albert, George, and Stephen), Annie (and her child Sylva), Harry (and his wife Hannah Sinai and her child Ellie), Willis, Ned, Simon, Barcus, Dry run Mose and his wife Rachael (and her six children Ruth, Nelly, Jacob, Harris, Jerry, and William), Polly (and her children Letty, John, Moses), Peg, Abraham, Big Bill, Hope, Little Bill, Celia (and her four children Betsy, Titus, Absolam, Dolly), Rachael (and her two children Sally and Alek), Dinah (and her child Louisa), "Ake and Annie and Frank his children," Big Jack, Lame Bill, Jim, Stephen, Zack, Liddy (and her two youngest children, Aggey and Anthony), Old Jenny Winney (and her four children John, Nancy, Sam, Willis), Venus (and her two children Maria and Henry), Tener, Sam (and his wife Sary and child Harry), Peter (and his wife Judy), Charles (and his wife Molly Perkins and child Dolly), Danel, Kesia (and her three kids Adam, Matilda, Penny), Darky (and her child Mary), and Dry Run Jude (and her kids Charles and Winna).

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

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Contributor

Johansen, Emma

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Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0041_001

Citation

“Last Will and Testament of Alexander Scott Bullitt, August 24th, 1815.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 2, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3242.