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Letter to William Marshall Bullitt from Mildred Chenoweth Stites discussing Louisiana Taylor, February 23rd, 1912.

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A letter from Mildred Chenoweth Stites to her cousin, William Marshall Bullitt, dated February 23rd, 1912. Mildred signs the letter as "Cousin Nan." Mildred Chenoweth goes into great detail about what she remembers about growing up at Oxmoor…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing slave labor, November 24th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated November 24th, 1859. Mildred writes that the enslaved people at Oxmoor are starting to break hemp. Mildred specifically mentions three…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Beck, a woman enslaved by Helen Bullitt, October 29th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated October 29th, 1859. Mildred writes that Beck is "throwing tantrums" at her enslaver, Helen Bullitt. Mildred also mentions Caroline,…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt describing the death of Henry Shipp, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, July 18th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated July 18th, 1859. Mildred describes in detail the detail of Henry Shipp, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family to be their carriage driver,…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt describing Tinah, a woman enslaved by the Bullitt family, and her wedding, May 10th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 10th, 1859. Mildred describes Tinah's wedding to Will Green, a free Black man. She writes that Tinah, in her wedding dress, looked…

Letter to the Bullitt Children from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Caroline, Lucy, and Sabra's work on the plantation, May 4th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her children (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 4th, 1859. Mildred writes that she sent some of the women she enslaves, including Caroline, Lucy, and Sabra, "into the field to plant corn."

Letter to the Bullitt Children from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Caroline, a woman enslaved by the Bullitt family, and her health, May 3rd, 1861.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her children (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated April 13th, 1859. Mildred describes Caroline, an enslaved woman at Oxmoor, and her health.

Letter to the Bullitt Children from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, August 1858.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her children (Danville), dated August 1858. Mildred names the following enslaved people and describes their health: Caroline, Lucinda, Sabra, Waller, Parker, and Ben.

Letter to Helen Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing people enslaved by the Bullitt family, June 23rd, 1851.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her daughter Helen Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated June 23rd, 1851. Mildred describes what the enslaved women were doing around the house and what the enslaved men were doing in the field.…

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.…