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Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing previously enslaved people who have escaped from their former enslaver, January 11th, 1865.

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Title

Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing previously enslaved people who have escaped from their former enslaver, January 11th, 1865.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) to her son, Thomas Wallace Bullitt (Fort Delaware), dated January 11th, 1865. Mildred writes that the people enslaved by John Jacob, an enslaver who neighbored the Bullitt family, had run away from enslavement. Mildred also mentions an abolition meeting held in Frankfort, Kentucky, which General Burbridge attended.

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-0304_001

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to Thomas Walker Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt discussing previously enslaved people who have escaped from their former enslaver, January 11th, 1865.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3330.