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Undated documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, including people hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper.

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Undated documents listing people enslaved by William C. Bullitt at Cottonwood plantation, some of whom were hired out to Archibald Dixon and William Soaper. One document lists the names of people enslaved by William Christian Bullitt, who they were…

Deed to Cottonwood plantation gifted to Dr. Henry Chenoweth from William C. Bullitt, January 1st, 1860.

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A deed from William Christian Bullitt to Henry Chenoweth, dated January 1st, 1860. Dr. Henry Chenoweth was married to Helen Martin Bullitt, William C. Bullitt's daughter. This deed grants Chenoweth half of the Cottonwood plantation, as well as the…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the health of Samuel, a person enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 29th, 1860.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated February 29th, 1860. Mildred writes that Samuel, who is enslaved by the Bullitt family, has been ill with pneumonia. Mildred says that…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 4th, 1850.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John C. Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated February 4th, 1850. Mildred mentions the new overseer, and names Samuel and Sam as having more amicable health in the aftermath of the typhoid…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Susan P. Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, January 20th, 1850.

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A letter from Susan P. Bullitt (Oxmoor) to John C. Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated January 20th, 1850. In this letter, Susan writes and later quotes Samuel: "The servants are generally well, not more than three or four sick now. Samuel is…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, January 6th, 1850.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) she gives him news of the slaves' illnesses and writes that it's, "the nature of the darkies to take every advantage." The letter is dated January 6th, 1850.…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing people enslaved by the Bullitt family, October 29th, 1849.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt to John C. Bullitt (Lynnford, Kentucky), dated October 29th, 1849. In this letter, Mildred Ann Bullitt describes the health of Milton, Sabra, and Dolly. Mildred also mentions Samuel, Dinah, Tom, Eliza, Lucy, and…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, December 19th, 1846.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John C. Bullitt (Clarksville), dated December 19th, 2021. She discusses the health of some people enslaved by the Bullitt family, including: Henry, Martha, Warfield, Josh, Beck, Mac, and Jody.…

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 Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Newton and Mike, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 6th, 1846.

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In a letter from February 6th, 1846, Mildred Ann Bullitt (at Oxmoor) writes to her son John (in Clarksville, Tennessee) that his father, William Christian Bullitt, gave Newton and Mike, two men previously enslaved by Bullitt, to George Philips. She…