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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book
			
26                          A
DAILY RECORD OF PASSING EVENTS on                       Plantation,
      during the week commencing on the 10 day of June 1860
                                               Overseer.

                 10  Sunday.       Mary Ann left for Natchez on the
Give out                       Vicksburg raind in the morning
the things                     ground very wet too wet to
that came                      plow in old lanes
in the can                     Negroes all well I am very loansom
                               bland & sultry
                 11  Monday.     24 plows running in the back
Raind                          end of the field ground allmost too
a shower                       wet to plow in new ground warmer
in the mor                      hoeing Kean in the blacksmith shop
ning                            old Thomas filling wheels 
                                the warmest day this year
                 12  Tuesday.       24 plows running in burs stem high
                                  Kean with his gang hoeing cotton
                                  Very warm day  mules week corn sears
                                  Ben ran a way at night cloudey
Jery ran                           part of the day
away
                 13  Wednesday.        22 plows running Kean & his gang
                                   hoeing cotton warm day mules tired
                                   burs & grass very large & tuff
[pointing                          I am working about the yard Baswell 
finger]                            cuting down some weeds round gin House
                                   Peter Henny Betsy Oos Mary Ben Roda sick   
                 14  Thursday.           22 plows running warmer 
                                     hoeing crop is rather faier
                                     Very warm cloudey looks like
                                     rain Negroes are in a Hell of 
Dick                                 a [Buessell]
ran a way                                    [pointing finger]
                 15  Friday.             20 plows running midelles Very bad
                                        Kean & his gang hoeing cotton & the corn
[pointing                              Jo Claborn got kicked by a mule
finger]                                  warm day old Peter Henny Liga sick
                                         Negroes wanting to runway sent & got 5 sacks
                                        of corn of Borham which he ows
                 16  Saturday.                 19 plows running on front
                                           women hoeing warm day mules are 
                                           very tiny nearly broke down
150 sacks                                      Negroes are shi runnaway if I look
landed                                     at them crooked 
       

                                                                    
			
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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book

Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book

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