>From the American Agriculturalist, December, 1844 ...
"What then, is the present condition of sugar culture? All in Georgia
have given it up and returned to rice or cotton. If the Louisianans
have not yet done so, it is because their establishments were on a
large and costly scale. Their lands cost them at least [ $2250 (1999) ]
an acre. A moderate plantation, with its fixtures, but without
negroes, would have been thought cheap in the spring of 1825 at [ $2.25
million (1999) ]. On these lands sugar was planted as the entire crop.
There was neither wheat, nor corn, nor even oats, for the planter's
land had --- with better prices for sugar --- cost him too much to be
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