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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book
			
                            A                                   21
DAILY RECORD OF PASSING EVENTS on                       Plantation,
      during the week commencing on the 6th day of May   1860
                     John W. Butler  Overseer.

May                 Sunday.  Very fine plesant day



 



                 7  Monday.  14 plows running in corn
                            hoeing hands hoeing corn Jackson
                            c hauld 2 saw logs Jim & Lige
                            cuting stalks Kean sharping
                             plows I am fixing the mill
                             Very pleasant day warm
                 8  Tuesday.  14 plows running in corn finished
                             commenced coring of cotton on 2nd cut
                               hoe hands hoeing in corn
                             Raind a good rain Boys Kean & Jim
                              broke the carry log Windy day
                 9  Wednesday.   14 plows in the cotton borrowing
Mr Borham                       off balence hands hoeing corn
sent up & got                  Kean & Jim Jinfer hauld a stock
15 fifteen                     for to save a carry log tongue
bls of mess                    Marked & branded 15 fifteen calves
pork                            ground wet good season
                10  Thursday.     13 plowes run off boring cotton
got of Mr                          balence hands hoeing corn     
Borham                            sucklers hoeing cotton clost to the house
2 bales of hay                    Jim J William C - Lige sawing cart
Ducyet Esqr                       tongue & plank & c Bazzel hauling wood
sent 103                          for mill  Very fine warm day
sacks           11  Friday.          14 plows plowed the new ground
by Baz                               corn hoe gang hoed the corn
                                     after the plows finished the corn 
                                  I am work on carry loge tongue.
                                     went to borrowing of cotton
                                     Sucklers hoeing cotton on front
                                     Bazzel Bob shearing the sheep finelay 
                12  Saturday.           14 plows borrowing of cotton 7 hands
                                      replanting corn hoeing cotton
Dr Lang                               Bole & Baz. shearing sheep  Very fine day for
ley vised                             business cotton is growing fast corn is 
Marrien                               doing well cotton is a little lousey
                                      River falling 3 ft per day                                              








			
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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book

Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book

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