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Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of Smith, a boy enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 18th, 1847.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to John C. Bullitt (Clarksville, Tennessee), dated February 18th, 1847. Mildred quotes a message from the enslaved boy Smith, enslaved woman Louisiana/Louisa Taylor's youngest child, in her letter to John,…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, December 19th, 1846.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John C. Bullitt (Clarksville), dated December 19th, 2021. She discusses the health of some people enslaved by the Bullitt family, including: Henry, Martha, Warfield, Josh, Beck, Mac, and Jody.…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Helen Bullitt and Martha Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, dated October 2nd, 1846.

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A letter from Helen Bullitt and Martha Bullitt (Oxmoor) to their brother John C. Bullitt (Clarksville, Tennessee), dated October 2nd, 1846. Helen writes that many of the people enslaved by the Bullitt family are ill, including: Nathan, Samuel, "Uncle…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, September 23rd, 1846.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (n.p.) to her son John C. Bullitt (Clarksville, Tennessee), dated September 23rd, 1846. Mildred mentions that many of the people she enslaves are ill, including: Frank, Nathan, Little, and Titus.

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Martha Bullitt with a message from Louisiana Taylor, April 25th, 1846.

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A letter from Martha Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her brother John C. Bullitt (Clarksville, Tennessee), dated April 25th, 1846. Martha relays a message Louisa Taylor, also referred to as mammy Teush, to John Bullitt. Martha writes, "Teush has just been in…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Martha Bullitt concerning Lucinda, a woman enslaved by the Bullitt family, March 6th, 1846.

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In a letter from March 6th, 1846, Martha Bullitt (at Oxmoor) writes to her brother John (in Clarksville) about some of the people enslaved by the Bullitt family. Martha writes that Lucinda is at the sugar camp. Lucinda says the trees won't run well…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Newton and Mike, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 6th, 1846.

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In a letter from February 6th, 1846, Mildred Ann Bullitt (at Oxmoor) writes to her son John (in Clarksville, Tennessee) that his father, William Christian Bullitt, gave Newton and Mike, two men previously enslaved by Bullitt, to George Philips. She…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred and Susan Bullitt concerning the people they enslave, November 17th, 1845.

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In a letter from November 17th, 1845, Mildred Ann Bullitt and Susan Bullitt (at Oxmoor) write to John C. Bullitt (in Clarksville) that William Christian Bullitt "has determined...to make his negroes honest." She tells him of the enslaved people who…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Martha Bullitt concerning the health of Charity, a woman enslaved by the Bullitt family, November 13th, 1845.

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In a letter from November 13th, 1845, Martha Bullitt (at Oxmoor) writes to her brother John (in Clarksville) that "the darkies are all pretty well except Charity."

Letter to W. L. Weller from J. P. Bell, November 13th, 1894.

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Bell writes to the Home asking to "get a girl 11 or 12 years of age to live with [his] wife as a companion." He says to include the full particulars of adoption, and that he has references and bond if required. Letter marked Bell, KY. In a letter…