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Collection Reference Number GLC09302.66
From Archive Folder Collection of Woodson Johnson 
Title Account Book
Date 1854-1856
Author Johnson, Woodson (fl. 1820-1864)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Subjects Slavery  African American History  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Finance  Commerce  Business and Finance  Money  
People Johnson, Woodson (fl. 1820-1864)  
Theme African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information The Woodson Johnson collection contains dozens of letters, and slave bills of sale from tobacco planter and slave dealer in Pittsylvania Co., Va., and Rockingham Co., N.C. Archive includes: Johnson's ledger book from the 1850s, recording debts for various plantation items as well as household goods, sales of tobacco and brandy, and dozens of entries re hiring of negro slaves, expenses, recording labor usage, etc.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859