Contract hiring Celia, Titus, Absolam, and Dolly, people enslaved by the Bullitt family, December 16th, 1816.

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Title

Contract hiring Celia, Titus, Absolam, and Dolly, people enslaved by the Bullitt family, December 16th, 1816.

Description

A contract between William Christian Bullitt and William Hite, dated December 16th, 1816. In this contract, Hite hires Celia and (presumably her) children: Titus, Absolam, and Dolly. All persons listed are enslaved under William Bullitt, and are hired to Hite for the year of 1819. Hite implies that Celia may be pregnant during that time period, and that she would still work for him for the year.

Creator

William Christian Bullitt

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1816-12-16

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Format

Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0364_001

Citation

William Christian Bullitt, “Contract hiring Celia, Titus, Absolam, and Dolly, people enslaved by the Bullitt family, December 16th, 1816.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 1, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3334.