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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 John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of the people they enslave, January 3rd, 1845.

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In a letter from January 3rd, 1845, Mildred Ann Bullitt (at Oxmoor) to her son John (in Lexington) about the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family. She writes, "Rachel has been declining ever since you left; Mary is not considered by any…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Susan P. Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family and the death of Samuel, December 21st, 1844.

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In a letter from December 21st, 1844, Susan Bullitt (at Oxmoor) writes to her brother John (in Lexington) that Samuel, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, was shot at while sleeping in a tree by "Jim Canady (Kennedy?) who took him for a baboon . .…