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Farm account book, Anthony Whitting, 1791-1792

 Item — Box: 20, Folder: 1791.00.00
Identifier: W-776

Scope and Contents

A.D. 25 pages. Corn account, 1791 for Muddy Hole and the other plantations--corn ground and oats to be planted in 1792, no. of acres per plantation--account of cattle sold, oxen sold, 1791, 1792--seed sown in 1792 in timothy and clover--account of farm and harvesting activities (sides of leather) Oct. 1791--account of seeds and grain in greenhouse loft, Nov. 1791--gardener's account, pork, beef, midlings, quart of rum--amounts of clover and timothy seed needed, bushels per plantation--amount on hand, 1792--mill farm no. of feet of planks, 1791, lbs. of beef mutton, bacon and rum--Nov. 22, 1791, finished the mill--account of hogs, 1791--potato account, 1791--turnips account--4 1/2 doz. candles made--tools delivered--Aug. 1792 del. one barrel of herrings, lbs. of mutton Thos. Green, Gray, monies received--monies expended since the absence of Major Washington, Dec. 15--several pp. of accts. of white workers about Mt. V.: Thomas Mahoney, (house carpenter and joiner), Thomas Green (carpenter), Joseph Davenport (called miller), William Garner, Daniel the Dutchman, tools for Hiland Crow, Boyd for making shoes. All these are dated 1791. Autograph document, silked, entitled "Muddy Hole Plantation", not bound, but with bound vols., watermark.


  • Creation: 1791-1792


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

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Mount Vernon VA 22121