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Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from William C. Bullitt about President Lincoln's emancipation message, March 7th, 1862.

Item

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Title

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from William C. Bullitt about President Lincoln's emancipation message, March 7th, 1862.

Description

A letter from William Christian Bullitt (Oxmoor) to his son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated March 7th, 1862. William writes that President Abraham Lincoln's recent emancipation message "would take off four-fifths of my estate..."

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-0300_001

Citation

William Christian Bullitt, “Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from William C. Bullitt about President Lincoln's emancipation message, March 7th, 1862.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3327.