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Collection Reference Number GLC09302.54
From Archive Folder Collection of Woodson Johnson 
Title Handwriting practice, possibly punishment
Date n.d.
Document Type Miscellany
Content Description Repeats "Command your mind from play throughout page".
Subjects Slavery  African American History  Slave Life  Education  
People Johnson, Woodson (fl. 1820-1864)  
Theme African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Education
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