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Letter to John C. Bullitt from Susan P. Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, November 25th, 1849.

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Title

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Susan P. Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, November 25th, 1849.

Description

A letter from Susan P. Bullitt (Lynnford) to John C. Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated November 25th, 1849. The letter mentions the health of the following people enslaved at Oxmoor: Aunt Dinah, "Uncle Little Bill," Aunt Betsy, Eliza Julia, Lizzie, Rose, and Armstead. The letter goes into detail about the typhoid outbreak.

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Language

Type

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0164_004

Citation

Susan P. Bullitt, “Letter to John C. Bullitt from Susan P. Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, November 25th, 1849.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 3, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3286.