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Letter to John S. Allison from William C. Bullitt concerning the sale of Isabel, an enslaved woman, October 16th, 1824.

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Title

Letter to John S. Allison from William C. Bullitt concerning the sale of Isabel, an enslaved woman, October 16th, 1824.

Description

A letter from William Christian Bullitt (Oxmoor) to John S. Allison (Beargrass), dated October 16th, 1824. William discusses Isabel, an enslaved girl that Allison was planning on selling to Bullitt. William writes that Isabel has a mental problem and that he was no longer interested in purchasing her.

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Language

Type

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0359_001

Citation

William Christian Bullitt, “Letter to John S. Allison from William C. Bullitt concerning the sale of Isabel, an enslaved woman, October 16th, 1824.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3331.