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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book
			
                            A                                   23
DAILY RECORD OF PASSING EVENTS on                       Plantation,
      during the week commencing on the 20 day of May 1860
                                               Overseer.

May              20  Sunday.         the wind is high I went   
                                  over in to the island in the evening
                                  sick mule Eat too mutch
                                  cotton is growing very fast
                                  corn is growing doing well
                                  prospect for a good corn crop
                 21  Monday.         14 plows running borrowing
Killed                            of cotton hoeing cotton cotton very full
8 dogs                            of buds & pureley cule & pleasant
dog killing                       Jim working on pump trying to grind
day fine                          Water fill from the pump Thomas Ellen
day for th                        Lincy Marrien sick
busness          22  Tuesday.         15 plows running borrowing of
                                  cotton cotton foud full of young buds
                                   balence hoeing Jim Elijah fixing
                                   the pipes a bout the engine mill & c
                                   Baz hauld some wood to grind
                                   Very hot day Arthor sick
                 23  Wednesday.           16 plows running ballence
The engine                            hoeing Jim working on mill pump  
is a grate deal                       Bazzel helping & c fine day for business
of trubble                            Sun very hot Ellen Tom sick


                 24  Thursday.          16 plows running plowed the
                                      16 acres of corn back of cotton
                                      borrowing off cotton balence of 
                                       hands hoeing cotton Kean working
                                       on plows & sweeps Jim grinding
                                       Baz hauling wood Very hot day
                 25  Friday.             16 plows running balence
Receivd                                of hands hoeing Kean working in 
16 bales                                blacksmith shop Bazzel to help
of Hay                                   him Peter Kean hauld the Hay
                                        in the evening Very warm day
                                          Buds are numerous
                 26  Saturday.              19 plows borrowing of cotton
 Very Hot                                  balence hands hoeing Kean in 
 day                                       blacksmith shop Bazzel to Henry
                                          Eustis & my self measuring the land
                                           inside of the field 460 acres in cotton 
                                           26 acres in corn                
   
    
			
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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book

Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book

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