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Receipt S. Penn for advertising Hope, a man escaping enslavement from William C. Bullitt, 1822.

Item

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Title

Receipt S. Penn for advertising Hope, a man escaping enslavement from William C. Bullitt, 1822.

Description

A receipt of funds transferred to S. Penn from William Christian Bullitt, dated 1822. S. Penn put newspaper advertisements out for Hope, an enslaved man who ran away from Bullitt, in the Republican of Madison (Indiana) and the Spy of Cincinnati.

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-0375_001

Citation

William Christian Bullitt, “Receipt S. Penn for advertising Hope, a man escaping enslavement from William C. Bullitt, 1822.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 13, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/4560.