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Johnson, Woodson (1844-) [the subscriber will offer for sale his stock of cattle, hogs, sheep, crop of tobacco...]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09302.039 Author/Creator: Johnson, Woodson (1844-) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph note signed Date: 29 November 1849 Pagination: 1 p. ; 19.5 x 18.2 cm.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: SlaveryAfrican American HistoryAgriculture and Animal HusbandryFinanceWomen's HistoryChildren and FamilyWhigsElectionPoliticsEnslaved people

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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