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Letter to William Marshall Bullitt from Mildred Chenoweth Stites discussing Louisiana Taylor, February 27th, 1912.

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A letter from Mildred Chenoweth Stites to her cousin, William Marshall Bullitt, dated February 27th, 1912. Mildred mentions that she had a photograph of a person formerly enslaved by the Bullitt family. The "Grandmammy" she describes is most likely…

Letter to William Marshall Bullitt from Mildred Chenoweth Stites discussing Louisiana Taylor, February 23rd, 1912.

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A letter from Mildred Chenoweth Stites to her cousin, William Marshall Bullitt, dated February 23rd, 1912. Mildred signs the letter as "Cousin Nan." Mildred Chenoweth goes into great detail about what she remembers about growing up at Oxmoor…

Undated manuscript written by Annie C. Courtenay describing life on Oxmoor plantation, as well as the lives of Louisiana Taylor and Lucinda, two women enslaved by Mildred Ann Bullitt.

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An undated manuscript written by Annie C. Courtenay, describing life at Oxmoor plantation. Courtenay describes how Mildred Ann Bullitt, Louisiana Taylor, and Lucinda would sew and knit all the clothes worn by the people enslaved by the Bullitt…

Undated documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, including people hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper.

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Undated documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, some of whom were hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper. One document lists the names of people enslaved by William Christian Bullitt, who they were…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Martha and Helen Bullitt mentioning the people they enslave, December 16th, 1846.

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Two attached letters from Helen and Martha Bullitt (Oxmoor) to their brother, John C. Bullitt (Clarkesville, Tennessee), dated December 16th and 27th, 1846. They mention multiple people enslaved by the Bullitt family: Daniel, Henry, Tinah, “Mammy”…

Last Will and Testament of William C. Bullitt, November 18th, 1875.

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In an addendum in the last will and testament of William Christian Bullitt, dated September 13th, 1876, Bullitt leaves a one hundred dollar annuity to Frank Walker and Louisiana Taylor, people he previously enslaved at the Oxmoor plantation.

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing some of the women enslaved by the Bullitt family, May 19th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 19th, 1859. Mildred writes that the people enslaved on Oxmoor plantation are "behaving well" while their enslaver, William Christian…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, January 6th, 1850.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) she gives him news of the slaves' illnesses and writes that it's, "the nature of the darkies to take every advantage." The letter is dated January 6th, 1850.…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing people enslaved by the Bullitt family, October 29th, 1849.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt to John C. Bullitt (Lynnford, Kentucky), dated October 29th, 1849. In this letter, Mildred Ann Bullitt describes the health of Milton, Sabra, and Dolly. Mildred also mentions Samuel, Dinah, Tom, Eliza, Lucy, and…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, June 3rd, 1847.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to John C. Bullitt (Clarkesville, Tennessee), dated June 3rd, 1847. Mildred Ann Bullitt writes about Mac's death and the health of Mary, Smith, Louisa, and Beck Taylor. Both original and transcript…