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Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of the people she enslaved, September 21st, 1861.

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Title

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of the people she enslaved, September 21st, 1861.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated September 21st, 1861. Mildred mentions the health of Lucinda, a woman enslaved by the Bullitt family, and thinks she will pass soon from illness. Mildred writes that "Uncle Bill looks as though he would outlive us all, black and white."

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-0299_004

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning the health of the people she enslaved, September 21st, 1861.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 25, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3322.