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Josephus Brooks Account of Franklin B. Sublett Plantation

Identifier: A-0102
Scope and Contents Josephus Brooks' plantation account of the Sublett plantation in Trinity County covers the years 1859-1861. The account describes crops of cotton, corn, sweet potatoes, pumpkins and melons, and farm chores such as clearing, ditching, plowing, and fencing. He mentions trips made by persons associated with the plantations, visitors, and shipping of goods by steamship. He keeps a record of the weather and health of the slaves. The account is a typescript copy. Biographical and genealogical...
Dates: 1859-1891

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  • Names: Brooks, Josephus, b. c.1837 X