A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to John C. Bullitt and Joshua Bullitt (Danville), dated July 18th, 1840. Mildred Ann Bullitt writes that she heard Aunt Speed's (Lucy Speed) hemp house had been burnt. The following enslaved people are mentioned: Louisa Taylor (referred to as Teush), Eliza, Tom, Beck, Smith, Austin, Gus, Daniel (owned by Mr. Brown), and Henry Shipp.
A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son Joshua Bullitt (Danville), dated June 2nd, 1840. Mildred Ann Bullitt talks of the disagreement between Peay and her husband William C. Bullitt, A. Smith, and George Philips over Bullitt, Smith, and Philips breaking up a "black meeting" at Peay's farm. The meetings were stopped because of the recent slave insurrections in the area.