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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book
			
           57             
           36 1/2 
80         93 1/2           A
DAILY RECORD OF PASSING EVENTS on Eustatia       Plantation,
36 1/2  during the week commencing on the 9th day of Dec   185
57                                                Overseer.
41 1/4
39 1/2
39 3/4
214

Gave out                    9  Sunday.           Very warm day and all well.  I went over to the
63 lbs pork.                                 Island and took dinner with Mr Ducayet.  Gave
57 from                                      out 57 lbs of pork from the barrel opened last night
barrel opened                                making 93 1/2 lbs taken from it.
last night
& 6 lbs from old barrel
                           10  Monday.            Matilda Patsey Jim William Stepney Old Peter Anderson
Gave out                                     & Dick at the Press.  Joe minding corn field & helping Tom
41 1/4 lbs pork.                             who is reshingling Neds house.  Ely at at the Drs.  Peter & Jackson
Pressed 20                                   hauling.  Rain last night.  Fine day & all well.  2 loads of
bales to day.  2                             Boyd seed from the Drs.  Borrowed one coil rope from Dr
loads from the Drs to day                         Langly to day.
                           11  Tuesday.           Jim Patsey Old Peter Anderson & Dick at the Gin
1 load of seed                               Peter & Jackson hauling.  Elijah at the Drs.  Betsey Brown
from the Drs.                                Betsey Uslem & Liddy trashing & drying cotton on the scaffold.
39 1/2 lbs pork                              Polly sewing sacks of cotton seed.  Joe Claiborne & Tom Island reshingling
given out                                    Ned's house.  4 sick & balance picking cotton.  Received 10 loads
for to morrow.                               of seed in all from the Drs.  Quite a cold day.
                           12  Wednesday.               Same hands at the Gin.  Peter & Jackson hauling 
1 load of seed                               Elijah at the Drs.  Basil & Polly sewing sacks of seeds.
from the Drs.                                Tom reshingling Ned's house.  Joe Claiborne hunting
39 3/4 lbs pork.                             Jim (the mule).  Balance filled sacks & shelled corn until
259 sewed up                                 the frost was over & commenced scrapping the Johnson
and put under                                cotton about 10 oclk.  4 sick.  1 load from the Drs.
saw mill - from new
Lot.
                           13  Thursday.
40 1/2 lbs from                                      Same work as yesterday.  Rain in the afternoon.
a barrel                                     1 load of seed from the Drs.  2 sick.  214 lbs in the last
opened to night                              barrel of pork.  Opened another to night.  Did not weigh
1 load of seed                               cotton to night.
from the Drs.
41 lbs pork                14  Friday.              Jim William Peter Wilson Anderson Dick Stepney & 
given out                                    Matilda pressed out 20 bales.  Basil, Polly & Maria
to night.                                    Anderson filled & sewed sacks of cotton seed.  Elijah 
20 bales pressed                             at the Drs.  Joe & Ned hunted mules.  Henney sick.
to day                                       Balance gathered corn.  10 loads of corn.  Borrowed
                                             one coil of rope from the Drs to day.
                           15  Saturday.         Polly & Basil filled and sewed sacks of cotton seed
4 lbs pork.                                  William & Stepney moved sacks of seed & loaded the wagon
1 load of seed                               with cotton bales.  Green hauled cotton to the Point and one load
from the Drs                                 of seed from the Drs.  Jackson & Little Peter hauled corn.
                                             4 sick & balance gathered corn.  9 loads of corn.
                                             The last lot of sacks from the 510 received from Mr Maginis
                                             on the 7th filled to day & put under the back part of the saw mill                                             
			
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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book

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