Aaron Dupuy, body servant of Henry Clay, stereocard
Slavery -- Kentucky; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Aaron Dupuy was Henry Clay’s personal body slave and the husband of Charlotte Dupuy, who filed a freedom suit against Clay in 1829. Charlotte lost her suit, but was freed by Clay in 1840. Aaron was most likely freed following the death of Henry Clay in 1852. Henry Clay, known as the Great Compromiser, was a legislator from Kentucky and known as a founder of the American Colonization Society.
96m2, Henry Clay Memorial Foundation papers, Special Collections Research Center, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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