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Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, December 18th, 1840.

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Title

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, December 18th, 1840.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated December 18th, 1840. Mildred Ann Bullitt writes that some of the people she enslaves are ill and are "housed and grunting." The following enslaved people are mentioned: Louisa, Caroline, Diana, and Joe.

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Language

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Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0140_002

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, December 18th, 1840.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 3, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3256.