Letter to Helen Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing people enslaved by the Bullitt family, June 23rd, 1851.

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Title

Letter to Helen Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing people enslaved by the Bullitt family, June 23rd, 1851.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her daughter Helen Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated June 23rd, 1851. Mildred describes what the enslaved women were doing around the house and what the enslaved men were doing in the field. Mildred names the following enslaved people at Oxmoor: Henry, Wallace, Charity, Caroline, Eliza, Tinah, and Beck. She also mentions John Gordon, but it is unknown if he is enslaved.

Creator

Mildred Ann Bullitt

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1851-06-23

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0282_001

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to Helen Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing people enslaved by the Bullitt family, June 23rd, 1851.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed January 30, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3292.