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Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 4 October 1798

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William Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Baltimore, Maryland, after journeying from Kentucky to New Orleans with a shipment of tobacco, and then sailing from New Orleans around the Florida peninsula to New Castle, Delaware. Plans on visiting…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing previously enslaved people who have escaped from their former enslaver, January 11th, 1865.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) to her son, Thomas Wallace Bullitt (Fort Delaware), dated January 11th, 1865. Mildred writes that the people enslaved by John Jacob, an enslaver who neighbored the Bullitt family, had run…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing a girl who escaped enslavement, November 26th, 1864.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Fort Delaware), dated November 26th, 1864. Mildred mentions that Oldham Bright, the former overseer at the Oxmoor plantation, had bought an enslaved…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the remaining slaves at Oxmoor, September 4th, 1864.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Fort Delaware), dated September 4th, 1864. Mildred writes that the men enslaved by Mr. Dixon (possibly Senator Archibald Dixon, Susan Peachy Bullitt's husband) have either…