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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book
			
12                          A 
DAILY RECORD OF PASSING EVENTS on                        Plantation,
      during the week commencing on the 11 day of March 1860  
                        George R. Clark    Overseer. 

the 11  Sunday.  This day clear & pleasant  The Negroes
        all at rest  I received 45 sack corn
        from New Orleans to day by the Steamer
         Vicksburg
                                                    2 sick   

the 12  Monday.  This day clear & cool  The river
        fell half an inch yesterday  13 plows
        runing  The woman cleaning up
         the field  6 men roling loggs  13 
         hands planting corn
                                                        1 sick
the 13  Tuesday.  This day clear & cool  River falling
          the same work to day as yesterday
        I finished planting corn and comenced
          planting oats to day  I have planted
           120 acres in corn and will sow 10 acres in
           oats                                         1 sick
the 14  Wednesday.  This day clear and cold with
        a heavy frost this morning  The river 
         still falling  The same work done
         to day by the hands as yesterday
        I finished planking oats to day
                                                        1 sick
the 15  Thursday.  This day verray smoakey and cool  The
        river still falling  The same work to day
        as yesterday  The Negroes all well





the 16  Friday.  This day cool and verray smoakey  It appears
        that the sun cannot reach the earth for smoak
        13 ploughs runing in the back part of the field
        The woman cleaning up the land befour the
        ploughs.  2 man makeing pickett fence  1 halling fier
        wood  1 grinding corn  1 cooking  1 sick nurse  all well
the 17  Saturday.  This day clear & cool  The same work
          to day as yesterday
        I gave the Negroes hallayday to day

                              all well


			
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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book

Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book

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