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Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of the people they enslave, January 3rd, 1845.

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In a letter from January 3rd, 1845, Mildred Ann Bullitt (at Oxmoor) to her son John (in Lexington) about the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family. She writes, "Rachel has been declining ever since you left; Mary is not considered by any…