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Plantation overseers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, to William Pearce, 1793 December 18

 Item — Box 7, Folder: 1793.12.18
Identifier: RM-490-F; MS-3943
Scope and Contents Course of crops--objective was to recover the fields from exhausted state-manure-buck wheat-Indian corn-comments on the insufferable conduct of overseers-Col. Ball of Leesburgh promised to send buck wheat-commends on poor quality of common oats brought from Eastern shore-garlick and wild onions-complains about overseers not doing much fall plowing--has little dependence on overseers when left to themselves-gives directions on how Pearce is to treat overseers-warns Pearce not to be like Mr....
Dates: 1793 December 18