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Letter to John C. Bullitt from Alexander Scott Bullitt discussing slave uprisings, December 18th, 1839.

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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,…

Letter to Joshua F. Green and John C. Bullitt from Alexander Scott Bullitt Howard discussing people enslaved by the Bullitt family, July 27th, 1838.

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A letter from Alexander Scott Bullitt Howard (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…