Farm Book, page 138
by Thomas Jefferson
by Thomas Jefferson
Estimate of corn necessary for Monticello from Jan. 15. to Nov. 1. 1812.
Bar.  
bread.  100. pecks = 25 bushels a week, for 40. weeks 200  
to be drawn from the rent of the toll. from 4th Sat. of Jan. to last Sat. of Oct. 40. weeks mill @ 5. Bar. a week.  200.  
The Stable.  suppose 7. horses @ 2. galls. a day is 2 1/2 bar. a week 25. weeks  62 1/2  
to be drawn at a waggon load of 7 1/2 Bar. every 3 weeks from Tufton  62  
Stock.  3. horses @ 6. galls. & 10. mules @ 13. galls. a day. for 90. days  65.  
the same at half allowance after grass comes 90. days more  
a mare & colt @ 2. galls. between them 90. days  4 1/2  
23. grown hogs @ 1. ear a piece per day 75. days  4 1/2  
60. sheep @ 1/2 pint of meal a day 75. days  7.  
2 beeves @ 1 1/2 gallon a day each for 30. days  2 1/2  
2. do. [@ 1 1/2 gallon a day each for] 75. [days ]  5 1/2  
89  
heretofore recd. from Tufton  27 Bar  
to be still brought from thence  33  
to be bought  29  89 
3 milch cows @ 1. peck of bran a day. pr. week  21. pecks 
2 oxen @ 1. peck of bran a day besides chaff  14 
3. other cows  35 = 8 s. 3 p. 
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