Browse Items (3 total)

  • Tags: Mammy

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

Mss_A_B937c-0155_003a.jpg
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”…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the remaining slaves at Oxmoor, September 4th, 1864.

https://filsonhistoricalimages.files.wordpress.com/2021/08/mss_a_b937c-0303_001a.jpg
A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Fort Delaware), dated September 4th, 1864. Mildred writes that the men enslaved by Mr. Dixon (possibly Senator Archibald Dixon, Susan Peachy Bullitt's husband) have either…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Anna and Helen Chenoweth discussing the people enslaved by the Bullitt family, March 28th, 1860.

https://filsonhistoricalimages.files.wordpress.com/2021/08/mss_a_b937c-0298_002a.jpg
A letter from Helen Chenoweth, formerly Helen Bullitt, (Oxmoor) to her brother Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated March 28th, 1860. Helen writes that their mother, Mildred Ann Bullitt, has had "nothing but trouble and vexation…