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Letter to Thomas W. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning Jacob, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, May 22nd, 1860.

Item

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Title

Letter to Thomas W. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning Jacob, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, May 22nd, 1860.

Description

A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her son, Thomas Walker Bullitt (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated May 22nd, 1860. Mildred mentions Jacob sitting at the table and talking about the rain at Woodlawn. Jacob might have been enslaved by the Bullitt family, but it is unclear from this letter.

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Language

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Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0298_006

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, “Letter to Thomas W. Bullitt from Mildred Ann Bullitt mentioning Jacob, a man enslaved by the Bullitt family, May 22nd, 1860.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 21, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/4557.