Bulletin Volume . 57-84

Bulletin Volume . 57-84

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...May 16, 1899, and the report of the Committee on Exhibits was as follows: "'Chestnuts' exhibited by L. C. Corbett, W. Va. Agr. Experiment Station, show excellent preservation by cold storage system, both as to condition and flavor. Frank Ruppert, New York, in reply to my request for information, writes, April 27, 1899: The samples of chestnuts which you sent me are at hand, and agreeable to your request I have made inquiries among prominent dealers to learn what they would consider the selling qualities to be, and was informed unanimously that they considered them unseasonable, and consequently without a fixed market value; that in season they bring from $1.75 to $2 a bushel; but these gentlemen would not care to quote a price at this time of the year. J. VV. Thorn & Co., wholesale fruit and produce commission merchants, Philadelphia: In reply to your favor of the 24th will say the can of chestnuts arrived sent by Mr. Lovett, of Martinsburg, and will have to report to you that there is no demand for them on this market at the oresent time. It is too late in the season for them here. Sorry we could not place them for you to good advantage, but we have tried our best people here who use them, and they say there is positively no demand whatever for them. Somers, Bro. & Co., Pittsburg, Pa., make the following reply to our inquiry: We have to acknowledge the receipt of your favor of 24th, and can report delivery of your sample can of chestnuts referred to. We find the quality and the flavor of the chestnuts have been well preserved, but regret to state that there does not appear to be a market for them at this season. Dealers who buy largely and regularly in the nut season state that they are unable to make sales so late as this, and will...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236632184
  • 9781236632180