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Letter to Patrick Henry from Annie Christian discussing her estate and the people she enslaves, September 1786.

Item

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Title

Letter to Patrick Henry from Annie Christian discussing her estate and the people she enslaves, September 1786.

Description

A letter from Annie Christian (Cove Spring, Mercer County, Kentucky) to her brother, Patrick Henry (Richmond, Virginia), dated September 1786. Annie instructs Patrick on what to do with her property and the people she enslaves in the event of her death.

Creator

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-0393_002

Citation

Annie Christian, “Letter to Patrick Henry from Annie Christian discussing her estate and the people she enslaves, September 1786.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 3, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/4578.