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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book
			
92                          A
DAILY RECORD OF PASSING EVENTS on                       Plantation,
      during the week commencing on the     day of            1861
                                                Overseer. Henry C Eustis  

Gave                   6  Sunday.           Very Cloudy & rain.  Shipped 25 sacks of corn
out 39 lbs                              to Maj Chotard Natchez per Vicksburg.  Maj
pork.  4 from                           Chotard arrived this morning on the Mary Keene.
a barrel                                Mr Hawley came up with him.  211 in the first barrel
opened to night                         of Lamb's pork.

                       7  Monday.            Cloudy & foggy until Noon afterwards clear
38 1/2 lbs                              & warm.  Green & Peter hauled rails.  Lit Peter & 
pork.                                   Richmond hauled fodder.  Kean & Dick in the shop
                                        Tom jobbing.  Balance pulled stalks & picked cotton.  4 made
                                        rails.

                       8  Tuesday.           Fine day.  Four hands making rails.  2 in the
39 1/4 lbs of                           shop.  Chauling fodder.  Jackson hauled wood and 
pork                                    cotton.  Tom jobbing.  Balance picked cotton.  2 spinning
                                        3 sick.


                       9  Wednesday.              Warm but Cloudy day         42 1/2
39 lbs of                                   Same work as yesterday            78 1/4
pork                                                       2 sick             76 3/4
                                                                              13
                                                                             210 1/2


                      10  Thursday.            A little rain last night but cleared off cool
38 1/2 lbs                              and clear 2 in the shop.  2 spinning.  2 hauling.  2 minding
pork.                                   stock.  2 sick.  Joe Claiborne went after Sassafrass.  Tom
                                         jobbing.  Balance picking cotton.


38 1/4                11  Friday.               A fine day.             
lbs pork.                                                 Same work as yesterday.
                                                     Jeff and Henney sick.


                      12  Saturday.              Fine day.  5 hands at the Gin.  4 hands hauling cotton seed
 38 lbs pork.                           to the Point.  2 hands in the Shop.  1 with stock.  Tom jobbing.
Opened a                                Henney sick.  Balance picked cotton.  Ground corn to day.
barrel to night                          Gave the negroes tobacco.  456 sacks hauled to the Point
                                        for the Vicksburg.             
			
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Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book

Eustatia Plantation, Mississippi, Account Book

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