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Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from William C. Bullitt concerning the hire of Scott Arterburn, July 7th, 1859.

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Title

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from William C. Bullitt concerning the hire of Scott Arterburn, July 7th, 1859.

Description

A letter from William Christian Bullitt (Cottonwood) to his son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated July 7th, 1859. William writes that he will hire an overseer for the Cottonwood and Oxmoor plantations and will split the people he enslaves between the two plantations so he could "Oxmoor alone with all the hands." William mentions hiring Scott Arterburn as an overseer for Cottonwood for $300 a year.

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Language

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Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0297_001

Citation

William Christian Bullitt, “Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from William C. Bullitt concerning the hire of Scott Arterburn, July 7th, 1859.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 28, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3308.