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Bill of sale for Marius, an enslaved man, September 16th, 1850.

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A bill of sale for Marius, a man enslaved by William Christian Bullitt, transferring him to William's son, Joshua Bullitt. This document is dated September 16th, 1850.

Letter to John C. Bullitt and Joshua F. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the burning of the Speed hemp house, July 18th, 1840.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to John C. Bullitt and Joshua Bullitt (Danville), dated July 18th, 1840. Mildred Ann Bullitt writes that she heard Aunt Speed's (Lucy Speed) hemp house had been burnt. The following enslaved people are…

Letter to Joshua F. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning slave uprisings, June 2nd, 1840.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son Joshua Bullitt (Danville), dated June 2nd, 1840. Mildred Ann Bullitt talks of the disagreement between Peay and her husband William C. Bullitt, A. Smith, and George Philips over Bullitt, Smith,…

Letter to John C. Bullitt and Joshua Bullitt from Martha Bullitt describing the lynching of Jim and Jack, two enslaved brothers, May 26th, 1840.

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A letter from Martha Bullitt (Louisville) to her brothers Joshua and John (Danville), dated May 26th, 1840. Martha Bullitt tells them about some enslaved people starting a hemp house fire, and that the evidence against them is strong enough "to have…

Letter to John C. Bullitt and Joshua Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Henry Shipp, a man enslaved by William C. Bullitt, May 25th, 1840.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her sons Joshua and John (Danville), dated May 25th, 1840. Mildred Ann Bullitt describes a planned robbery of Mr. Edwards by a white man, who had asked Henry Shipp, a man enslaved by William Christian…

Letter to John C. Bullitt and Joshua Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt considering slave uprisings, May 19th, 1840.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her sons Joshua and John (Danville), dated May 19th, 1840. She writes concerning recent slave rebellions and resistance efforts. She writes, "It has been said the next fire was to be at Old Bullitt's."…

Letter to Smith Speed from Joshua Bullitt, John Bullitt, and Nicholas Hornsby concerning lynching, April 30th, 1835.

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A letter from Joshua Bullitt, John Bullitt, and Nicholas Hornsby to Smith Speed, dated April 30th, 1835. Joshua mentions that "Kelly the man who poisoned those negroes, two of whom belonged to Aunt (one was free) Martin is to be hanged."