Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson: Grain Estimate, 1 Oct. 1819 - 7 July 1820, 1 October 1819

Estimate of grain from Oct. 1. 19 to July 7. 20 49 weeks Bar-
90. persons from Oct. 1. to July 7. 20.—40. weeks @ 4½ B. a week, 480
70. hogs to be fattened @ 1½ Bar. apiece 105
9. breeding sows @ 1. pint a day from Dec. 1. to Mar. 10. 100. day 3
60. shoats @ ½ pint a day 100. 9 ½
pigs 5 .
6. beeve @ 2. gals a day from Dec. 1. to Mar. 1. [killing off] say 90. days 27 .
stable @ 14. gals a day Oct. 1. to July 1. [deducting 2. mo.] 210. days 73 ½
1. plantation horse & 6. mules @ 1½ bush. a day. Oct. 1.to July 1. 270. d 81
sheep suppose 80. @ ½ pint from Dec. 1. to Mar. 15. 90. d 11
4. oxen @ 6. galls a day Dec. 1. to May 15. 165. d 25
1. milch cow at the stable @ 1 peck a day 165. d 8
the other cattle to be fed on stalks, tops, shacks, chaff, straw Etc 528
Resources
Bar
Oct. 1. corn on hand in the mill 80
from Th:J.R. 200
weeks
mill@ 2. Bar. a week 40. 80
lb B
offal of 350. B. flour. @ 25 35.
do to be bought at mill 65 100
460
340. l to be bought elsewhere 68
528

Printed Source--Hamilton W. Pierson, Jefferson at Monticello (New York, 1862)..

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