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Letter to William Marshall Bullitt from Mildred Chenoweth Stites discussing Louisiana Taylor, February 27th, 1912.

Item

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Title

Letter to William Marshall Bullitt from Mildred Chenoweth Stites discussing Louisiana Taylor, February 27th, 1912.

Description

A letter from Mildred Chenoweth Stites to her cousin, William Marshall Bullitt, dated February 27th, 1912. Mildred mentions that she had a photograph of a person formerly enslaved by the Bullitt family. The "Grandmammy" she describes is most likely Louisiana Taylor, and she states that Helen was five months old at the time of the photograph. The Filson Historical Society has this photograph in our collections, see "Photograph of Louisiana Taylor and Helen Stites, August 12th, 1879."

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-1398_002

Citation

Mildred Chenoweth Stites, “Letter to William Marshall Bullitt from Mildred Chenoweth Stites discussing Louisiana Taylor, February 27th, 1912.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 3, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/4600.