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[Diary entry: 11 January 1760]

Friday Jany. 11th. Deliverd Rd. Stephens two Hogs in part of his Years Provisions weight

 69
 90
159.
He had one before of 100 lbs. weight. Two Hogs were also reservd for Foster of the following weights
 90
 83
173
which with
100
100
 97
 90
387

that were cut out and Salted makes up 719 lbs. and accts. for Mr. French’s 8 Hogs; shewing the loss of weiging Meat so soon as kills which cannot be less than 5 pr. Ct.

Richard Stephens (Stevens) was overseer of the Muddy Hole farm and John Foster was overseer of the Dogue Run farm, both on the Mount Vernon plantation.

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