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Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning Betsy, a woman she enslaves, November 13th, 1846.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, John C. Bullitt (Clarkesville, Tennessee), dated November 13th, 1846. Mildred mentions Betsy and her work in the kitchen, and asks John to write a “special message to Cynthia.”

Letter to Henry Massie from Helen Bullitt Massie discussing the people they enslave, September 22nd, 1811.

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A letter from Helen Bullitt Massie (Richmond, Virginia) to her husband Henry Massie (Washington D. C.), dated September 22nd, 1811. Helen Massie Bullitt writes about Peter, a man enslaved by the Massie family, as well as Agnes, Betsy, and Nancy.

List of enslaved people hired out for the year 1819, written by William C. Bullitt.

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A list of people enslaved by William Christian Bullitt that were hired out to other enslavers in 1819. This document includes the people loaned out, the amount they were hired for, and who hired them. This document lists the following enslaved people…

List of enslaved people hired out in the year 1817, written by William C. Bullitt.

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A list of people enslaved by William Christian Bullitt that were hired out to other enslavers in 1817. This document includes the people loaned out, the amount they were hired for, and who hired them. This document lists the following enslaved people…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning moving the people they enslaved to Cottonwood, October 22nd, 1861.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated October 22nd, 1861. Mildred mentions Lucinda, a woman she enslaved, and her failing health. She also writes that the Bullitt family have…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, January 6th, 1850.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) she gives him news of the slaves' illnesses and writes that it's, "the nature of the darkies to take every advantage." The letter is dated January 6th, 1850.…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Susan P. Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, November 25th, 1849.

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A letter from Susan P. Bullitt (Lynnford) to John C. Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated November 25th, 1849. The letter mentions the health of the following people enslaved at Oxmoor: Aunt Dinah, "Uncle Little Bill," Aunt Betsy, Eliza Julia,…

Last Will and Testament of Alexander Scott Bullitt, August 24th, 1815.

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Alexander Scott Bullitt's last will and testament, dated August 24th, 1815, and probated on May 13th, 1816. This document mentions all the people enslaved by Alexander Scott Bullitt, including: Jenny (and her four children Bobb, Molly, Stafford,…

Photograph of an unidentified enslaved woman and a descendent of Thomas Bullitt, circa 1860.

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An undated tin type photograph of an unidentified Black woman, possibly enslaved, holding an unidentified white child. The fabric label has a faded caption that may say: "Batsy/Patsy/Becky - Mammy with one of Tom Bullitt's." It is unknown which of…