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James L. Hunter Diary and The Gardening Book of James L. Hunter, A Southern Planter

Identifier: ahc.MSS987
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection contains the original gardening book of James L. Hunter with diary entries from September 1845 to March 1846. The diary details the plan for Hunter’s vegetable garden, the types of vegetables planted, and best practices for successful crops. The dated entries provide a clear timeline of Hunter’s gardening activities. Incidentally, the diary contains rote French exercises and math calculations on its final pages. The collection also includes Catherine Howett’s 1996 publication,...
Dates: 1845-1996