Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Beck, a woman enslaved by Helen Bullitt, October 29th, 1859.

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Title

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Beck, a woman enslaved by Helen Bullitt, October 29th, 1859.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated October 29th, 1859. Mildred writes that Beck is "throwing tantrums" at her enslaver, Helen Bullitt. Mildred also mentions Caroline, another enslaved woman at Oxmoor, in passing.

Creator

Mildred Ann Bullitt

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1859-10-29

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0297_005

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing Beck, a woman enslaved by Helen Bullitt, October 29th, 1859.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 8, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3312.