Farm Book, page 64
by Thomas Jefferson


clean the locks of fences of everything but the good grasses.

a labourer will weed 500. cornhills a day flush.

2. labourers will follow one plough & weed the intervals between the hills.

a laborer will grub from half an acre to an acre a week of common bushy land in winter.

2. hands grubbed the graveyard 80. f. sq. = 1/7 acre in 3 1/2 hours.

1. do will grub 1 1/4 acre a week in summer, of the worst woodlands. inclosed lands in thicket are worse.

the price of grubbing is 24/ pr acre in Augusta, & cutting down and cutting up the large timber ready for burning is 16/

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