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Undated documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, including people hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper.

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Title

Undated documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, including people hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper.

Description

Undated documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, some of whom were hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper. One document lists the names of people enslaved by William Christian Bullitt, who they were loaned to, and for how much. Another document lists the names of enslaved people, as well as what clothing they owned. The following enslaved people are mentioned by name, on the first page: Bill, John, Bobb, Rody, Lizzy, Nelly, Daniel, Jim, Parker, Alek, Joe, and Diana. On the second page: Samuel, Cole, Billy, Ike, Harry, Jim, George, Dick, Daniel, Armstead, Sam, Jim, Billy, Ike, Parker, George, Simon, and Louisa Taylor (labelled as Teush). On the third page: Simon, Harry, Jim, Billy, Daniel, Ike, Parker, George, Richard, Coleman, Samuel, Washington, Sam, Armstead, and Rose with her three children.

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

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Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0381_006

Citation

William Christian Bullitt, “Undated documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, including people hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 2, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/4571.