Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt and Martha Bullitt describing Beck's wedding, December 20th, 1841.

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Title

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt and Martha Bullitt describing Beck's wedding, December 20th, 1841.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt and Martha Bullitt (Oxmoor) to John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated December 20th, 1841. Martha writes that Becky, a woman enslaved by the Bullitt family, was to be married on the 27th and that they were busy making a wedding dress. She also mentions Louisa Taylor, labelled as mammy Teush, who could be Beck's mother.

Creator

Mildred Ann Bullitt, Martha B. Bullitt

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1841-12-20

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0142_004

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, Martha B. Bullitt, “Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt and Martha Bullitt describing Beck's wedding, December 20th, 1841.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 3, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3262.