Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing a girl who escaped enslavement, November 26th, 1864.

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Title

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing a girl who escaped enslavement, November 26th, 1864.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Fort Delaware), dated November 26th, 1864. Mildred mentions that Oldham Bright, the former overseer at the Oxmoor plantation, had bought an enslaved girl for $300 before she ran away. The girl is not named in the letter.

Creator

Mildred Ann Bullitt

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1864-11-26

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0303_002

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing a girl who escaped enslavement, November 26th, 1864.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 3, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3329.