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Letter to Henry Massie from Helen Bullitt Massie discussing the people they enslave, July 12th, 1816.

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Title

Letter to Henry Massie from Helen Bullitt Massie discussing the people they enslave, July 12th, 1816.

Description

A letter from Helen Bullitt Massie (Louisville) to Henry Massie (Chilicothe, Ohio), dated July 12th, 1816. Helen writes about Peter, a man she enslaves, and says, "Peter has behaved uncommonly well since his runaway trip." She also mentions Ralph and William, two other men enslaved by the Massie family.

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-0505_003

Citation

Helen Bullitt Massie, “Letter to Henry Massie from Helen Bullitt Massie discussing the people they enslave, July 12th, 1816.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3369.