|Title:||Robert J. Walker Journal|
|Creator:||Walker, Robert J.|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Journal (1889-1897) including farm journal, business transactions, daily weather, religious beliefs, alliance meetings.|
|Extent:||0.073 Cubic feet, Farm journal (1889-1897), 46 pages.|
April 20, 1983, 1 item; Journal (1889-1897) of a Duplin County, N.C., farmer.
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Robert J. Walker Journal (#466), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by E. Scott, October 1983
Encoded by Apex Data Services
Robert J. Walker, a Duplin County, N.C., farmer recorded his day-to-day activities in a journal (1889-1897). His writings contain accounts of business transactions such as the amount of meat, corn, and oats sold in a day; crop cultivation including planting and harvesting; and daily weather. Also of interest are Walker's attempts to record his strong religious beliefs in everyday life and brief references to a Farmers' Alliance meetings.
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