Do you know the story about Dan Richmond a large land owner and former slave?

Do you know the story about Dan Richmond a large land owner and former slave?

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A discussion with Preston Mitchell, retired history teacher. Mr. Mitchell talks about Dan Richmond who was enslaved but upon the end of slavery negotiated a deal with his former master to buy 1000 acreas of land in Virginia, he then sold the land to a company which made him a very rich man. Its an amazing story of accomplishment so soon after slavery.

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