Hauling Cotton Bales, U.S. South, 1850s

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Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1853-54), vol. 8, p. 460. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Carter with loaded ox cart taking bales of cotton to river port. Illustrates article (pp. 447 ff.) "cotton and its cultivation," by T.B. Thorpe of Louisiana.