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Letter to John C. Bullitt from Alexander Scott Bullitt discussing slave uprisings, December 18th, 1839.

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A letter from Alexander Scott Bullitt (Oxmoor) to his brother, John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated December 18th, 1839. Scott discusses the suspected "negro insurrection" and how "a meeting was held at Gilman's Sunday and three companies organized,…