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Letter to Thomas W. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning Frank and Beck, two people enslaved by the Bullitt family, March 23rd, 1861.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated March 23rd, 1861. In the letter, Mildred mentions Frank and Beck, two people who were enslaved by the Bullitt family.

Letter to Thomas W. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning Jacob, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, May 22nd, 1860.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 22nd, 1860. Mildred mentions Jacob sitting at the table and talking about the rain at Woodlawn. Jacob might have been enslaved by the…

Letter to Thomas W. Bullitt from the Chenoweth Family mentioning Judy and Rose, two women enslaved by the Bullitt family, December 27th, 1859.

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Letter from Henry Chenoweth, Mildred Ann Chenoweth, and Helen M. Chenoweth to Thomas Walker Bullitt, dated December 27th, 1859. The letter mentions Judy and Rose, two women enslaved by the Bullitt-Chenoweth families.

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing previously enslaved people who have escaped from their former enslaver, January 11th, 1865.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) to her son, Thomas Wallace Bullitt (Fort Delaware), dated January 11th, 1865. Mildred writes that the people enslaved by John Jacob, an enslaver who neighbored the Bullitt family, had run…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing a girl who escaped enslavement, November 26th, 1864.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Fort Delaware), dated November 26th, 1864. Mildred mentions that Oldham Bright, the former overseer at the Oxmoor plantation, had bought an enslaved…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the remaining slaves at Oxmoor, September 4th, 1864.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Fort Delaware), dated September 4th, 1864. Mildred writes that the men enslaved by Mr. Dixon (possibly Senator Archibald Dixon, Susan Peachy Bullitt's husband) have either…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from William C. Bullitt about President Lincoln's emancipation message, March 7th, 1862.

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A letter from William Christian Bullitt (Oxmoor) to his son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated March 7th, 1862. William writes that President Abraham Lincoln's recent emancipation message "would take off four-fifths of my…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the deaths of enslaved people, November 25th, 1861.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated November 25th, 1861. Mildred writes that so many enslaved people have died that "the whole place will be depopulated." She mentions…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from William C. Bullitt concerning moving the people they enslave to Cottonwood, November 23rd, 1861.

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A letter from William Christian Bullitt (Oxmoor) to his son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated November 23rd, 1861. William writes about renting some of the land at the Oxmoor plantation, but keeping some land, the house, and…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning moving the people they enslaved to Cottonwood, October 22nd, 1861.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated October 22nd, 1861. Mildred mentions Lucinda, a woman she enslaved, and her failing health. She also writes that the Bullitt family have…