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Cotton prices handbill, New Orleans
Broadside from J.R. Bedford stating the cotton prices in New Orleans for the early 1820s.

Letter to the Bullitt Children from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Lucy, a woman escaping enslavement, February 1860.
A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her children (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated February 1860. Mildred claims that Lucy had tried to poison her by giving her tonic with bluestone in it. Mildred also claims that Lucy had smothered her…