Transactions of the New-York State Agricultural Society for the Year Volume 8

Transactions of the New-York State Agricultural Society for the Year Volume 8

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...plowed and dragged until it wns all pulverized. Seeded in September with timothy seed, the next June mowed a heavy crop of hay, and have cut two crops every year since, and have never put on a particle of manure. EZRA HEWITT. IforioicK, Sept. 22, 1848. CLINTON. The 7th annual fair and cattle show was held on the 3d and 4th of October, at Rouse's Point. The location being at the extreme end of Hie county, and the weather unfavorable, the exhibition was not as large as that of last year. Premiums were awarded to the amount of 8159 and 47 volumes of Transactions. The annual meeting was held at Phttsburgh, on the 19th of December, at which premiums were awarded on crops to the amount of $42, and five vols, of Transactions. Oficert elected for 1849.--President, E. A. Hurlbut, Keesevills. Vice-Presidents, R. E. Keese, Keeseville; J. D. Woodward, Piattbargh; Z. C. Piatt, Pittsburgh; S. V. R. Havens, Pittsburgh; Willets Keese, Peru; S. H. Knappen, Beekmantown; Nathan Webb, Champlain. Executive Committee, --Nathan Lapham, Peru; Wm. A. Keese, Peru; G. V. Edwards, Plattsburgh; Lorenzo Kellogg, Champlain; Samuel Chatterton, Beekmantown. Treasurer, Jonathan Battey, Keeseville. Secretary, John W. Bailey, Plattsburgh. The statements of the successful competitors are forwarded herewith. A detailed account of the expenditures has also been forwarded to the Comptroller. Though the account we have to render of our proceedings this year is not very flattering, it is to be attributed to incidental causes, rather than to any decrease of interest in the cause of agricultural improvement among the farmers of Clinton county. It may also be stated that measures are now in progress, which it is believed will enable the society, by increasiug its funds, to offer more...show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 685g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236974026
  • 9781236974020