Farm Book, page 65
by Thomas Jefferson

the waggon brings 5. cord of wood at 10. loads, 300 yards, in a day.
it brings 28. rails at a load up a steep part of the mountain.

a good general size to be established for the boxes of wheels is 2 3/4 I. & 4 3/4 I. which is rather stout for waggon wheels & rather small for oxcart wheels. but the advantage will be that when a wheel breaks down, you may borrow another from any cart or waggon happening to be idle, till the broken wheel can be replaced. diam. of the wheel 5.f.

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