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Deed to Cottonwood plantation gifted to Dr. Henry Chenoweth from William C. Bullitt, January 1st, 1860.

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Title

Deed to Cottonwood plantation gifted to Dr. Henry Chenoweth from William C. Bullitt, January 1st, 1860.

Description

A deed from William Christian Bullitt to Henry Chenoweth, dated January 1st, 1860. Dr. Henry Chenoweth was married to Helen Martin Bullitt, William C. Bullitt's daughter. This deed grants Chenoweth half of the Cottonwood plantation, as well as the following people enslaved there: Jim, Sidney, Lucy and her child, Simon, Daniel, Samuel, Washington, Coleman, Jim, George, Richard, Billy, Armstead, Ike, Judy, and Rose and her four children.

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Language

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Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0381_001

Citation

William Christian Bullitt, “Deed to Cottonwood plantation gifted to Dr. Henry Chenoweth from William C. Bullitt, January 1st, 1860.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed February 24, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/4566.