Affleck, Thomas, 1812-1868. The Cotton Plantation Record and Account Book
Cotton growing -- Accounting
During the antebellum period of United States history, the southern states generated an unprecedented amount of wealth through a well developed plantation system that produced vast quantities of cotton, sugar, and tobacco. To date, very little has...
Parent and child; Religion; Baptists; Tuition; Education; Women in education; Church attendance;
Matthew writes of the state of education in Richland and that of his children. Also discusses religion, attendance in his church. Finally, Matthew includes a note to Mr. Wear concerning Mary's tuition.