A letter from Alexander Scott Bullitt (Oxmoor) to his brother, John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated December 18th, 1839. Scott discusses the suspected "negro insurrection" and how "a meeting was held at Gilman's Sunday and three companies organized, which commenced operations by riding till 12 o'clock that night and plundering 8 guns." Three enslaved people were carried to jail from Mr. George's neighborhood, according to Scott's testimony. He talks about cousin William Speed going up to the country to buy slaves.
A letter from Alexander Scott Bullitt (Oxmoor) to Joshua Green and John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated July 27th, 1838. The letter discusses some of people enslaved by the Bullitt family at Oxmoor plantation. Alex writes that "Tucker had bought himself," and that a supper was being prepared by "Aunt Amy." Uncle Howard, who had been hired out to a Mr. Smith, was suspected of stealing meat from their meat house. Uncle Howard once had a wife at "Uncle Speed's." Both original and transcript are available.