Letter to Smith Speed from Joshua Bullitt, John Bullitt, and Nicholas Hornsby concerning lynching, April 30th, 1835.

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Title

Letter to Smith Speed from Joshua Bullitt, John Bullitt, and Nicholas Hornsby concerning lynching, April 30th, 1835.

Description

A letter from Joshua Bullitt, John Bullitt, and Nicholas Hornsby to Smith Speed, dated April 30th, 1835. Joshua mentions that "Kelly the man who poisoned those negroes, two of whom belonged to Aunt (one was free) Martin is to be hanged."

Creator

Joshua Bullitt, John Bullitt, Nicholas Hornsby

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1835-04-30

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0137_001

Citation

Joshua Bullitt, John Bullitt, Nicholas Hornsby, “Letter to Smith Speed from Joshua Bullitt, John Bullitt, and Nicholas Hornsby concerning lynching, April 30th, 1835.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 1, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3250.