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Memorandum from Eli Alexander, 10 January 1795

Memorandum from Eli Alexander

January 10th 1795

    Stock at Shadwell

  • 6 work Horses 4 broodmares
  • 2 colts 4 years old
  • 1 colt 3 year old
  • 1 2 year old do.
  • 7 oxen
  • 10 cows
  • 1 bull 5 years old
  • 2 male four years old
  • 1 three years old do.
  • 3 two years old do.
  • 3 one year old do.
  • 4 female three years old
  • 2 two years old do.
  • 2 one year old do.
  • 4 calves and Tom shaklefoot’s bull calf
  • Hogs
  • 1 boar
  • 7 sows
  • 20 hogs for baken next year
  • 35 young pigs
  • 12 sheep
  • 10 goats
  • some out laying hogs I have not a proper a count of

MS (MHi); in Alexander’s hand; endorsed by TJ: “Stock. Shadwell Christmas 94”; notation on verso, by TJ: “delivd. 8 hides 171 Ib soal,” which refers to hides for shoe leather (see Betts, Farm Book description begins Edwin M. Betts, ed., Thomas Jefferson’s Farm Book, Princeton, 1953 description ends , 41).

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