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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book
			
                            A                           89
DAILY RECORD OF PASSING EVENTS on Eustatia      Plantation,
      during the week commencing on the 30th day of December 1860
                                                 Overseer. H C Eustis

                          Dec 30  Sunday.               All at rest.  Some snow last night.
Gave out                                           Sent a barrel of pork to the Island by Ben Jones to day.
58 1/2 lbs pork                                       All well.
from a barrel
opened last
Sunday.
                              31  Monday.                Peter & Green hauled corn.  Phil & Jackson
30 lbs pickled                                     hauled wood.  Tom Jobbing.  None sick.  Balance
pork 10 lbs fresh                                  gathered corn.  Clear cold day.  7 loads of corn.
pork.


                       January 1  Tuesday.              Cloudy and threatening rain all day.
Opened a barrel                                    Jackson & Phil hauled wood.  Peter & Green hauled corn.
of new pork.  Gave                                 None sick & balance finished pulling corn and then [three words crossed out]
out 25 1/2 lbs &                                   except 14 who loaded & unloaded the wagons [three words crossed out] picked
17 1/2 lbs of fresh                                cotton.  Begun to pick about one oclk.  Did not weigh the cotton.
meat.                                              Shelled 2 bushels of corn to night.
                               2  Wednesday.
Gave out 21 1/2                                       Cloudy & threatening rain all day.  Peter & Green hauled corn.
lbs pickled pork                                     Jackson & Phil hauled wooded.  16 hands loading & unloading corn
& 22 1/2 fresh pork.                                 wagons.  Polly & Old Maria spinning thread for plough lines.  Joe
Shelled 10 busels                                    Claiborne & Tom reshingling Lit Peter's house.  Stepney & Harrison in the house
of corn for Natchez                                  with sore legs & fingers.  Balance chopped logs & cut down corn stalks. 
                               3  Thursday.                         Cloudy in the morning but cleared after 10 Oclk.
40 lbs pork                                          7 hands making rails.  12 hands at the gin pumping.
Shelled 10 1/2                                       Tom & Joe Claiborne reshingling Lit Peters house.  Green 
bushels of corn                                      hauled wood & rails.  Lit Peter Ned & Basil hauled
for Natchez                                           fodder.  Polly & Maria spinning.  Balance knocked
                                                      down cotton stalks till after breakfast & then picked cotton.
                               4  Friday.                 A very cold day.  Jim at the Mill.  Ground 20 bush corn
Gave out 88 1/2                                       Kean & Dick at the shop.  Bas Peter & Richmond hauled fodder.
lbs pork.                                             Green hauled rails.  Jackson hauled wood.  Nelson Stepney
                                                      Elijah & William made rails.  Tom & Joe reshingling Peter's
                                                      hous.  Old Maria & Polly spinning.  Balance picked cotton.

Gave out                       5  Saturday.                     Cold before breakfast but afterwards very pleasant
38 1/2 lbs pork                                       Same work as yesterday.  Jim mending the Engine
& 8 to Bob                                            pipes & putting up fence round shed for Fodder.
Uslem & Mary.                                           Mr Richard Chotard arrived on the 
46 1/2 altogether                                       Imperial.  50 bushels of corn ready for the Vicksburg
     C2-H
13 bushels shelled                                      to Morrow.  Lo [l] 
for Natchez.                               
			
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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book

Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book

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