Tuesday 18th. Thermometer at 31 in the Morning—42 at Noon And 38 at Night. Wind Northerly and variable.
Rid to the Ferry, Frenchs and Muddy hole.
At the first grubbing the Swamp or slash.
At French’s, Treading out Oats.
The hands from Dogue run cleaning up the Meadow at this place as yesterday.
At Muddy hole fencing. Finished gathering, husking and Housing the Corn at the River plantation—qty. as follow.
|Sound barrls.||Soft or Rottn.
|From field No. 3||drilled||92 1/2||8|
|Wood cut 9||17||2|
|Old gate do.||do.||86 1/2||17|
|New gate cut||do.||93 1/2||49|
|Of the above sound Corn 290
was Housed, the rest eaten by Hogs &ca.
|Crop at Muddy hole||30||18|