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Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the abolitionist movement, January 18th, 1861.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated January 18th. Mildred claims that Mrs. Winchester heard a story from an enslaved child that Black enslaved people would be freed soon and…

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 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 Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, July 13th, 1842.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated July 13th, 1842. Mildred Ann Bullitt informs John of the enslaved peoples at Oxmoor plantation who are ill, and that James has been weaned from Beck, an enslaved…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning slave labor for hemp, February 9th, 1842.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated February 9th, 1842. Mildred Ann Bullitt informs him of family illnesses and says that "the black family have kept unusually well," and that they are breaking…