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know that most Planters, stopped feeding their hands as soon as their work was through with in the fall - I do not know the full amount of time actually Employed in work by McBride for us - after our final settlement last year up to 1st of Jan/65 or rather in month of December - Our time book shows fifteen days work in Jan & twelve days work in February -- we had nothing particular for him to do - I think He was Employed part of the time in cleaning up or braking down cotton stalks, but as the place was not awarded to us, We did not feel disposed to do much work on, Knowing that we should be opposed strongly
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