Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Tinah's engagement, April 22nd, 1859.

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Title

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Tinah's engagement, April 22nd, 1859.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated April 22nd, 1859. Mildred writes that people enslaved at Oxmoor "continue to behave well," and that William Christian Bullitt had hired out free men and some of Dr. Young's men to help with the hemp at Oxmoor. Mildred also informs Tom that Tinah, an enslaved woman at Oxmoor, is engaged to Will Green, a free Black man.

Creator

Mildred Ann Bullitt

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1859-04-22

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0296_002

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Tinah's engagement, April 22nd, 1859.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed January 29, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3301.