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Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the health of Samuel, a person enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 29th, 1860.

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Title

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the health of Samuel, a person enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 29th, 1860.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated February 29th, 1860. Mildred writes that Samuel, who is enslaved by the Bullitt family, has been ill with pneumonia. Mildred says that she worries about Samuel because "so many black and white have died so suddenly from that disease."

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

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Contributor

Johansen, Emma

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Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0298_001

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the health of Samuel, a person enslaved by the Bullitt family, February 29th, 1860.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 18, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3314.