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Articles of Agreement hiring people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, October 4th, 1815.

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Title

Articles of Agreement hiring people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, October 4th, 1815.

Description

Articles of agreement between Alexander Scott Bullitt and John Tarascon, hiring out eight people Alexander Scott Bullitt enslaves for Tarascon's rope walk, including: James, Charles, Daniel, Stephen, Jerry, Bill, Simon, and Molly (wife of Charles). The agreement, dated October 4th, 1815, 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-0040_002

Citation

Alexander Scott Bullitt, “Articles of Agreement hiring people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, October 4th, 1815.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 3, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/4548.