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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”…

Letters to John C. Bullitt from Helen Bullitt and Martha Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 1st and 3rd, 1847.

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A letter from Helen Martin Bullitt and Martha Bell Bullitt to their brother, John C. Bullitt, dated February 1st and 3rd, 1847. Both Helen and Martha refer to the health of the people enslaved by the Bullitt family, including: Tom, Henry Shipp, Jim,…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Helen Bullitt and Martha Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, dated October 2nd, 1846.

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A letter from Helen Bullitt and Martha Bullitt (Oxmoor) to their brother John C. Bullitt (Clarksville, Tennessee), dated October 2nd, 1846. Helen writes that many of the people enslaved by the Bullitt family are ill, including: Nathan, Samuel, "Uncle…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Martha Bullitt with a message from Louisiana Taylor, April 25th, 1846.

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A letter from Martha Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her brother John C. Bullitt (Clarksville, Tennessee), dated April 25th, 1846. Martha relays a message Louisa Taylor, also referred to as mammy Teush, to John Bullitt. Martha writes, "Teush has just been in…

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 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 and Martha Bullitt concerning Caroline's escape from enslavement, November 18th, 1844.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt and Martha Bullitt (Louisville) to John C. Bullitt (Lexington), dated November 18th, 1844. Mildred writes on the health of enslaved people at Oxmoor, saying, "David looks wretchedly and suffers very much. The balance…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt and Martha Bullitt describing Beck's wedding, December 20th, 1841.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt and Martha Bullitt (Oxmoor) to John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated December 20th, 1841. Martha writes that Becky, a woman enslaved by the Bullitt family, was to be married on the 27th and that they were busy making a…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Martha Bullitt concerning Samuel and Frank, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, September 8th, 1841.

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A letter from Martha Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her brother John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated September 8th, 1841. Martha Bullitt mentions that Samuel, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, had "invented a new puzzle out of a piece of leather and two sticks…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Martha B. Bullitt mentioning Lucinda, March 6th, 1841.

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A letter from Martha Bullitt (Louisville) to John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated March 6th, 1841. Martha mentions that their mother, Mildred Ann Bullitt, and Lucinda, an enslaved woman, are making molasses. She also mentions the hemp house.