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Letter to Anne Fleming from A. Christian mentioning Polly and Phebe, two enslaved women, April 29th, 1784.

Item

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Title

Letter to Anne Fleming from A. Christian mentioning Polly and Phebe, two enslaved women, April 29th, 1784.

Description

A letter from A. Christian to their sister, presumably Anne Fleming, dated April 29th, 1784. In the letter, Christian discusses Polly and Phebe, two women enslaved by the Christian family, and the labor in the home. Only a transcript of the letter is available.

Creator

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-0393_004

Citation

A. Christian , “Letter to Anne Fleming from A. Christian mentioning Polly and Phebe, two enslaved women, April 29th, 1784.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed February 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/4580.