Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on Household Consumption, 21 February 1815

Notes on Household Consumption

1815. Feb. 21. a very large stalled beef killed Feb. 7. lasts till now, to wit, a fortnight.

MS (MHi); entirely in TJ’s hand; subjoined to his Notes on Household Consumption, 3 June 1809–23 Oct. 1811, printed above at the latter date.

stalled: confined or fattened in a stall (OED description begins James A. H. Murray, J. A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner, and others, eds., The Oxford English Dictionary, 2d ed., 1989, 20 vols. description ends ).

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