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Last Will and Testament of Israel Christian, July 12th, 1784.

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Title

Last Will and Testament of Israel Christian, July 12th, 1784.

Description

The last will and testament of Israel Christian, dated July 12th, 1784. Israel Christian lists the people he enslaves by name - Isaac, Dorson, Bill, and Kate - and transfers them to his wife, Elizabeth Christian, in death.

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-0404_001

Citation

“Last Will and Testament of Israel Christian, July 12th, 1784.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 3, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/4584.