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Letter to Joshua F. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning slave uprisings, June 2nd, 1840.

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Title

Letter to Joshua F. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning slave uprisings, June 2nd, 1840.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son Joshua Bullitt (Danville), dated June 2nd, 1840. Mildred Ann Bullitt talks of the disagreement between Peay and her husband William C. Bullitt, A. Smith, and George Philips over Bullitt, Smith, and Philips breaking up a "black meeting" at Peay's farm. The meetings were stopped because of the recent slave insurrections in the area.

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Language

Type

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0139_004

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to Joshua F. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning slave uprisings, June 2nd, 1840.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed February 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3254.