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Advertisement for Annie and Lucinda, two runaway enslaved women, June 18th, 1830.

Item

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Title

Advertisement for Annie and Lucinda, two runaway enslaved women, June 18th, 1830.

Description

An advertisement for Annie and Lucinda after they ran away from their enslaver, William Christian Bullitt, dated June 18th, 1830. Annie is mentioned as the daughter of Aki, who was also enslaved by Bullitt, and the wife of Edmund, who was enslaved by William Pope. She is twenty-five years old, taller than most women her age. Lucinda is eighteen years old, and they both ran away from their enslaver a week prior to the advertisement. It is unclear if this advertisement was ever printed.

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-0377_002

Citation

William Christian Bullitt, “Advertisement for Annie and Lucinda, two runaway enslaved women, June 18th, 1830.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 3, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/4565.