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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 Henry and Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the deaths of Harry and Sam, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, May 30th and 31st, 1859.

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A group of letters from Henry Massie Bullitt and Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to his brother and her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 30th and 31st, 1859. Mildred and Henry describe the death of Harry and Sam, two…

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Henry and Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Harry and Sam, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, June 14th, 1859.

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A letter from Henry Massie Bullitt and Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to his brother and her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated June 14th, 1859. The letter goes into great detail about Harry and Sam, as told by their…

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.