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Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Newton and Mike, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 6th, 1846.

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Title

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Newton and Mike, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 6th, 1846.

Description

In a letter from February 6th, 1846, Mildred Ann Bullitt (at Oxmoor) writes to her son John (in Clarksville, Tennessee) that his father, William Christian Bullitt, gave Newton and Mike, two men previously enslaved by Bullitt, to George Philips. She also writes that the other enslaved people on the plantation ask about John in his absence.

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-0151_001

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Newton and Mike, two men enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 6th, 1846.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 3, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3274.