Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation

Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation

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"[...]implements of husbandry or household use for the estate are made, and at the latter all the rice barrels necessary for the crop, besides tubs and buckets large and small for the use of the people, and cedar tubs of noble dimensions and exceedingly neat workmanship, for our own household purposes. The fragrance of these when they are first made, as well as their ample size, renders them preferable as dressing-room furniture, in my opinion, to all the china foot-tubs that ever came out of Staffordshire. After this I got out of the vicinity of the settlement, and pursued my way along a narrow dyke-the river on one hand, and on the other a slimy, poisonous-looking swamp, all rattling with sedges of enormous height, in which one might lose one's way as effectually as in a forest of oaks. Beyond this, the low rice-fields, all clothed in their rugged stubble, divided by[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.45mm | 385.55g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507677472
  • 9781507677476

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