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Receipt to John Willett for attending to people enslaved by Captain A. Steele, March 13th, 1807.

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Title

Receipt to John Willett for attending to people enslaved by Captain A. Steele, March 13th, 1807.

Description

A receipt of funds transferred from Capt. A. Steele to John Willettbill for attending to the health of Steele's family, and the families of people Steele enslaves, including "negro Tom" and a "negro child" (sometimes abbreviated to "n. child"). The receipt is dated March 13th, 1807.

Creator

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-0095_001

Citation

John Willett, “Receipt to John Willett for attending to people enslaved by Captain A. Steele, March 13th, 1807.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed February 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3246.