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Letter to the Bullitt Children from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Caroline, Lucy, and Sabra's work on the plantation, May 4th, 1859.

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Title

Letter to the Bullitt Children from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Caroline, Lucy, and Sabra's work on the plantation, May 4th, 1859.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her children (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 4th, 1859. Mildred writes that she sent some of the women she enslaves, including Caroline, Lucy, and Sabra, "into the field to plant corn."

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-0282_006

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to the Bullitt Children from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Caroline, Lucy, and Sabra's work on the plantation, May 4th, 1859.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3297.