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."

Creator

Mildred Ann Bullitt

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1861-09-21

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

This image is issued by The Filson Historical Society. Property rights in the collection belong to The Filson Historical Society. The user is responsible for copyright issues. Permission for use of this image for ANY reason should be obtained by contacting Filson's Curator of Collections via research@filsonhistorical.org.

Language

en

Type

Text

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 , accessed January 29, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3322.