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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…