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Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 8 November 1809

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Bean Station, Tennessee, while traveling eastward to Fincastle, Virginia, with an update on what else he has learned about Lewis's death. He also reports on the difficulty they've encountered regarding their…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 28 October 1809

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan that evening from John Shannon's tavern east of Shelbyville, Kentucky, concerning the distressing news read earlier that day while in Shelbyville about the reported death by suicide of Meriwether Lewis in Tennessee.…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning the women she enslaves, April 1st, 1847.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, John C. Bullitt (Clarkesville, Tennessee), dated April 1st, 1847. Mildred mentions some of the women she enslaves, including Charity and Eliza, and their work in the kitchen.

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”…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning Betsy, a woman she enslaves, November 13th, 1846.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, John C. Bullitt (Clarkesville, Tennessee), dated November 13th, 1846. Mildred mentions Betsy and her work in the kitchen, and asks John to write a “special message to Cynthia.”

Letter to John C. Bullitt from William and Mildred Bullitt mentioning Titus, February 19th, 1846.

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Two letters, attached in transcription, from William Christian Bullitt and Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to their son, John C. Bullitt (Clarkesville, Tennessee), dated February 19th, 1846. The letter briefly mentions Titus, a man enslaved by William…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, June 3rd, 1847.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to John C. Bullitt (Clarkesville, Tennessee), dated June 3rd, 1847. Mildred Ann Bullitt writes about Mac's death and the health of Mary, Smith, Louisa, and Beck Taylor. Both original and transcript…

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of Smith, a boy enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 18th, 1847.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to John C. Bullitt (Clarksville, Tennessee), dated February 18th, 1847. Mildred quotes a message from the enslaved boy Smith, enslaved woman Louisiana/Louisa Taylor's youngest child, in her letter to John,…

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.…