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Table Of Contents

Contents:

Preface - "in many respects a peculiar man"
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION
"I record this for the benefit of my children"
Chapter 2: LAND AND FAMILY
"writing off a kind of History of my ancestry"
Chapter 3: HUSBANDRY
"began to plant corn"
Chapter 4: AGRICULTURE
"an experiment to see which way will produce the best"
Chapter 5: ECONOMY
"Income fell short this year $156.371/2"
Chapter 6: MASTERY
"My Servant Jack ran away from me Wednesday"
Chapter 7: HUSWIFERY
"the first piece of cloth woven here"
Chapter 8: COMMUNITY
"the rich nabobs... make us poor people give them ease"
Chapter 9: METHODISM
"I am yet striving to get to glory"
Chapter 10: MEDICINE
"he would have been dead before this but for the Tomsonisn practice"
Chapter 11: LEGALITIES
"But for my forgiving disposition I would sue indite and prosecute him again"
Chapter 12: LOCUST GROVE
"the greatest crop of wheat ever made in Locust Grove"
Chapter 13: TWILIGHT
"thine poor insignificant helpless illiterate worm"
Chapter 14: WAR
" a most dreadfull and distressing afflicted state"
Chapter 15: CONCLUSION
"I am so reduced in circumstances"
APPENDIX A - GENEALOGICAL CHARTS
APPENDIX B - THE SLAVE POPULATIONS AT CHATHAM HILL AND LOCUST GROVE
NOTES
INDEX

In Old Virginia
Slavery, Farming, and Society in the Journal of John Walker
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$54.00
Publication Date: 13 Dec 2001
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Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 336 pages
Illustrations: 4 halftones, 7 line drawings
ISBN: 9780801867255