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Collection Reference Number GLC02041
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1843 
Title Bill of sale to Andrew Johnson for a slave girl named Dolly
Date 2 January 1843
Author Gragg, John W. (fl. 1843)  
Additional authors Lowry, William M. (fl. 1843)
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description John W. Gragg sells Dolly to Andrew Johnson for $500. Gragg signs with his mark, an "x." co-signed by William M. Lowry, a witness. Dolly is "aged about nineteen years." Docket was written and signed by Andrew Johnson.
Subjects African American History  President  Slavery  Slave Sale  Finance  Women's History  Slave Life  
People Gragg, John W. (fl. 1843)  Lowry, William M. (fl. 1843)  Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875)  
Place written Greene County, Tennessee
Theme Slavery & Abolition; The Presidency; African Americans; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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