Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt describing the death of Henry Shipp, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, July 18th, 1859.

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Title

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt describing the death of Henry Shipp, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, July 18th, 1859.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated July 18th, 1859. Mildred describes in detail the detail of Henry Shipp, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family to be their carriage driver, and says, "I shall mourn for him as I wouldn't for many friends." Mildred also mentions other people enslaved by the Bullitt family: Caroline, Diana, Wallace, Abram, Joe, and Little Bill.

Creator

Mildred Ann Bullitt

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1859-07-18

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0297_003

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt describing the death of Henry Shipp, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, July 18th, 1859.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 8, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3310.