Letter to John C. Bullitt from Susan P. Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, January 20th, 1850.

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Title

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Susan P. Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, January 20th, 1850.

Description

A letter from Susan P. Bullitt (Oxmoor) to John C. Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated January 20th, 1850. In this letter, Susan writes and later quotes Samuel: "The servants are generally well, not more than three or four sick now. Samuel is nearly well - mother told him yesterday that you would be married in the spring - with a doleful countenance and a really pathetic tone, he said, "then Mas John wont hunt coons with me no more!" it seemed to be his first thought."

Creator

Susan P. Bullitt

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1850-01-20

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0165_002

Citation

Susan P. Bullitt, “Letter to John C. Bullitt from Susan P. Bullitt concerning the health of people enslaved by the Bullitt family, January 20th, 1850.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 3, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3288.