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Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, July 13th, 1842.

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Title

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, July 13th, 1842.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son John C. Bullitt (Danville), dated July 13th, 1842. Mildred Ann Bullitt informs John of the enslaved peoples at Oxmoor plantation who are ill, and that James has been weaned from Beck, an enslaved woman. In this letter, George is confirmed to be Lucinda's son.

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

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Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0143_005

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, July 13th, 1842.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 21, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3267.