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Letter to Archibald Dixon from William C. Bullitt concerning the people he enslaves and a possible move to Henderson County, October 25th, 1861.

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Title

Letter to Archibald Dixon from William C. Bullitt concerning the people he enslaves and a possible move to Henderson County, October 25th, 1861.

Description

A letter from William Christian Bullitt (Oxmoor) to Archibald Dixon (n.p.), dated October 25th, 1861. Bullitt writes that he plans to rent out Oxmoor and move to Henderson County, presumably to Cottonwood, due to the "pilfering" in the city because of the Civil War. Bullitt writes that he plans to move as soon as it is safe for he and the people he enslaves to do so.

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-0381_007

Citation

William Christian Bullitt, “Letter to Archibald Dixon from William C. Bullitt concerning the people he enslaves and a possible move to Henderson County, October 25th, 1861.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/4572.

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