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Contract hiring Abraham, a boy enslaved by William C. Bullitt, November 19th, 1822.

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Title

Contract hiring Abraham, a boy enslaved by William C. Bullitt, November 19th, 1822.

Description

A contract hiring Abraham, a boy enslaved by William Christian Bullitt, to work for Thomas Gray as an apprentice shoemaker for six years, dated November 19th, 1822. In the contract, Bullitt mentions that one of Abraham's legs has been amputated.

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-0366_001

Citation

William Christian Bullitt, “Contract hiring Abraham, a boy enslaved by William C. Bullitt, November 19th, 1822.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3344.