Gallwitz collection  1805-[1864]
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  1853 September 29 . Walter C. Graham DS; [Shelby,] Cleveland County, North Carolina. (2 pages)
Walter Graham, as administrator of Mrs. Polly Graham’s estate, has sold a three-year-old "Negro Boy named David Crocket" by public auction to Adaline Graham for $300.Verso: Graham H. Anthony, [1892-1967?]ANS;1917 December 28. "This bill of sale comes from Shelby N.C. having been taken from the desk of Walter C. Graham- ex Klu Kluxer, Civil War veteran, and farmer"Document was buried by W. C. Anthony, "Chieftain of the Klan in Cleveland County," in order to keep it "safe from the Federal Troops- and Carpet Baggers."Presents the document to Dr. C. D. Denning, at Hartford, Connecticut.