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Letter, to William Pearce, 1794 November 16

 Item — Box: 9, Folder: 1794.11.16
Identifier: RM-490-F; MS-3983

Scope and Contents

Potatoes and corn are likely to turn out well--keep enough buck wheat and potatoes for seed--it is miserable for a farmer to be obliged to purchase his seeds--exchanging may be useful--prices for wheat and flour in Alexandria--Sally Green and her distressed circumstances--James Donaldson into the Green house--Pyne was more a talker than [a worker]--fall plowing--cutting up the fallen timber--hogs for sale--culled sheep--Mr. Hawkins left sundry cuttings of valuable grape vines at Mr. Lund Washington's--cultivate corn and rye--conserving trees at the Mansion house--clearing fields at Dogue-run.


  • 1794 November 16


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From the Collection: approx. 25 Linear Feet

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