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Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Anna and Helen Chenoweth discussing the people enslaved by the Bullitt family, March 28th, 1860.

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A letter from Helen Chenoweth, formerly Helen Bullitt, (Oxmoor) to her brother Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated March 28th, 1860. Helen writes that their mother, Mildred Ann Bullitt, has had "nothing but trouble and vexation…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from James Bullitt discussing public opinion of abolition, May 19th, 1860.

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A letter from James Bullitt (Danville) to his brother, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 19th, 1860. James writes that local politicians are making "noise" about "the slavery question."

Letter to the Bullitt Children from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, April 13th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her children (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated April 13th, 1859. Mildred names the following enslaved people and describes their health: Nathan and Wallace.

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Lucinda, a woman enslaved by the Bullitt family, June 25th, 1858.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son Thomas Walker Bullitt (Danville), dated June 25th, 1858. Mildred writes that Lucinda is making raspberry jam, and that "the stone masons are at work getting up rock for the new negro houses."

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Henry Massie Bullitt eating meals with Sabra and Frank Walker, two people enslaved by the Bullitt family, March 26th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt, dated March 26th, 1859. Mildred writes about how her son, Henry, was eating in the slave cabins with Sabra and Frank Walker.

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Tinah's engagement, April 22nd, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated April 22nd, 1859. Mildred writes that people enslaved at Oxmoor "continue to behave well," and that William Christian Bullitt had hired…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt describing Tinah, a woman enslaved by the Bullitt family, and her wedding, May 10th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 10th, 1859. Mildred describes Tinah's wedding to Will Green, a free Black man. She writes that Tinah, in her wedding dress, looked…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing some of the women enslaved by the Bullitt family, May 19th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 19th, 1859. Mildred writes that the people enslaved on Oxmoor plantation are "behaving well" while their enslaver, William Christian…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Daniel and Simon, two enslaved men planning to escape Cottonwood plantation, June 18th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated June 18th, 1859. Mildred writes that Daniel and Simon, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family at their Cottonwood plantation, "headed a…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the hire of Scott Arterburn, June 29th, 1859.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated June 29th, 1859. This letter mentions William Christian Bullitt's hire of Scott Arterburn as an overseer at Cottonwood plantation.