Letter to John C. Bullitt from Martha Bullitt concerning Samuel and Frank, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, September 8th, 1841.

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Title

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Martha Bullitt concerning Samuel and Frank, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, September 8th, 1841.

Description

A letter from Martha Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her brother John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated September 8th, 1841. Martha Bullitt mentions that Samuel, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, had "invented a new puzzle out of a piece of leather and two sticks - quite ingenious it is too.” She also says Frank is healing from an illness previously described in a letter to John from August 2nd, 1841.

Creator

Martha B. Bullitt

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1841-09-08

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0142_003

Citation

Martha B. Bullitt, “Letter to John C. Bullitt from Martha Bullitt concerning Samuel and Frank, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, September 8th, 1841.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 3, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3261.