Journal, 1844–1847

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Journal, 1844–1847

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Pages 1-5: Records of cotton planted and picked and of hogs slaughtered, 1844-1845. Pages 6-92: Records of activity at Comer's sawmill, including specific orders for lumber cut to varying sizes and numbers of bushels of corn milled for various customers, 1844-1847. Pages 93-107: Miscellaneous records of corn and cotton planted, picked, and stored in warehouses, and of purchases of knives, clothing, cloth, and tobacco, 1844-1845. Pages 108-200: Short journal entries, most of which list weather conditions and planting and milling activities. A few entries, however, contain slight references to the health and activities of family and friends.