The Cultivator; A Monthly Journal Devoted to Agriculture, Horticulture, Floriculture, and to Domistic and Rural Economy Volume 9-10

The Cultivator; A Monthly Journal Devoted to Agriculture, Horticulture, Floriculture, and to Domistic and Rural Economy Volume 9-10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...their visit. The number, size, and beauty of the cattle exhibited, farexceeded our expectations, and were such as to do much credit to the farmers of our county. The show of grain, roots, fruit, lac. though not large, was full as much as could be expected at the first exhibition of the kind, and were very good specimens. The ladies of the county, we were pleased to see, not only honored the occasion with their presence, but a number also contributed towards making it worthy of a visit from all. The display of flowers was very beautiful, though not as large as we had hoped to see. A variety of articles of domestic manufacture were also exhibited." SAIIATOGA Co. Fain.-The Annual Meeting, Fairand Show of this county, was held at Ballston, on the 4th of October. The attendance was good, and the exhibition of animals, products of mechanic skill, articles of domestic manufacture, and farm products, of the most satisfactory kind. Among thc proceedings of the Society, we find one relating to the Transactions of the State Society, of which 20 copies were furnished to each County Society. It was resolved, " that the volumes be distributed for the use and benefit of the members of the society, by delivering one copy to some member of the executive committee in each town, upon his giving a proper receipt for its safe keeping, and delivery to the society when required." Some similar measure it will doubtless be advisable for all the County Societies to adopt. The Reports would indicate that the crops the present year, had been very good in Saratoga 00. Some of the premiums were as follows: ST. LAWRENCE C0. A0. Soc1r.'Tv.-The cattle show and fair of this society was held at Canton on the 14th of September, and was well attended by the...show more

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  • Paperback | 866 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 43mm | 1,515g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236940792
  • 9781236940797