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History Detectives | Bill of Sale | PBS

Duration: 14:33
Program: History Detectives #1009
Broadcast Date: Jan. 8, 2013

While cleaning out her parents’ attic in Kansas, Jeanie Hans found a box of her grandfather’s possessions. Among some books and old gun manuals she found a disturbing document: an 1829 ‘Bill of Sale’ for the purchase of a 17-year old “negro girl” named Willoby. Jeanie wants to know more about this young girl. Jeanie asks host Eduardo Pagán to find out what happened to Willoby.

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Post Date: January 9, 2013