began to malt wheat. a bushel will make 8. or 10 gallons of strong beer such as will keep for years, taking 3/4 lb of hops for every bushel of wheat.
Cite web page as: Farm Book, 1774-1824, page 108, by Thomas Jefferson [electronic edition].
Thomas Jefferson Papers: An Electronic Archive. Boston, Mass. : Massachusetts Historical Society, 2003. http://www.thomasjeffersonpapers.org/
Original manuscript: Jefferson, Thomas. Farm Book, 1774-1824. 174 pages. Original manuscript from the Coolidge Collection of Thomas Jefferson Manuscripts, Massachusetts Historical Society.
Source of transcription: Baron, Robert C., ed. The Garden and Farm Books of Thomas Jefferson. Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum, 1987.