Memorabilia From National Museum of African American History & Culture

BillofSale

Bill of Sale, Dec. 23, 1835

This is an official copy of a receipt for the sale of Polly, a 16-year-old girl, for $600. This bill of sale transferred ownership from Martin Bridgeman to Wm H. Mood (both from Jackson County, a territory of Arkansas).

Bill of Sale, Dec. 23, 1835

This is an official copy of a receipt for the…

Courtesy of National Museum of African American History & Culture