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Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing slave labor, November 24th, 1859.

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Title

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing slave labor, November 24th, 1859.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated November 24th, 1859. Mildred writes that the enslaved people at Oxmoor are starting to break hemp. Mildred specifically mentions three enslaved women: Lucy, Dinah, Tinah

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_006

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing slave labor, November 24th, 1859.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 28, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3313.