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In Old Virginia: Slavery, Farming, and Society in the Journal of John Walker

Claudia L. Bushman
Format
Book
Published
Baltimore ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2002.
Language
English
ISBN
0801867258 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Preface "in many respects a peculiar man" ix
  • 1 Introduction "I record this for the benifit of my children" 1
  • 2 Land and Family "writing off a kind of History of my ancestry" 9
  • 3 Husbandry "began to plant corn" 24
  • 4 Agriculture "an experiment to see which way will produce the best" 41
  • 5 Economy "Income fell short this year $156.37 1/2" 59
  • 6 Mastery "My Servant Jack ran away from me Wednesday" 81
  • 7 Huswifery "the first piece of cloth woven here" 98
  • 8 Community "the rich nabobs ... make us poor people give them ease" 117
  • 9 Methodism "I am yet striving to get to glory" 134
  • 10 Medicine "he would have been dead before this but for the Tomsonian practice" 151
  • 11 Legalities "But for my forgiving disposition I would sue indite and prosecute him again" 167
  • 12 Locust Grove "the greatest crop of wheat ever made in Locust Grove." 183
  • 13 Twilight "thine poor insignificant helpless illiterate worm" 198
  • 14 War "a most dreadfull and distressing afflicted state" 214
  • 15 Conclusion "I am so reduced in circumstances" 231
  • Appendix A Genealogical Charts 244
  • Appendix B Slave Populations at Chatham Hill and Locust Grove 248.
Description
xix, 292 p., [8] : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Coles Fund, 2001/2002.
Technical Details
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