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Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the deaths of enslaved people, November 25th, 1861.

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Title

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the deaths of enslaved people, November 25th, 1861.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated November 25th, 1861. Mildred writes that so many enslaved people have died that "the whole place will be depopulated." She mentions George Washington and Lucinda, two people enslaved by the Bullitt family, by name.

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

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Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0299_008

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing the deaths of enslaved people, November 25th, 1861.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3326.