"So rare, so historically valuable - - -The only daily account of its kind in the state."
-Brice Stump, Salisbury (Maryland) Daily Times
"Unique among farm journals....a wide range of observations"
-Edward C. Papenfuse, State Archivist, Maryland State Archives
"Documentation of an uninterrupted single-family-owned farm located in Talbot County for over 100 years......Slave holdings, conflicts, introduction of mechanized farm equipment, local & state political/economic material"
-Allan J. Stypeck, Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers.