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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.

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_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 Digital Projects, accessed April 13, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3312.