Ebenezer Kellogg Diary

The collection consists of the diary of Ebenezer Kellogg, an educator at Williams College, describing the years 1817-1818 to Chester Dewey, Professor of Mathematics. Kellogg describes his journey from Williamstown, Massachusetts to Charleston, South Carolina, Savannah, Georgia, and towns along the Georgia coast. Most of the entries pertain to Georgia and discuss the people and towns Kellogg visited. Kellogg writes about plantations and farming practices, particularly cotton and rice; and slavery, including how enslaved populations lived, their treatment, and religious instruction.

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