Transactions of the Society of Arts Volume . 23

Transactions of the Society of Arts Volume . 23

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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. 1805 edition. Excerpt: ... thousand cuttings, or sets per statute acre, and indeed pursued the same steps, which I had so successfully adopted in my former plantation. The plants, consisting of what are called French, new-kind, and osiers, were all of my own growing, and of of the best quality. That they thrive very well, that I have kept them well, and perfectly free from weeds, the Rev. Mr. Mules, and Mr. Lutt, jun. both of Ely, will certify; and I can with truth assert, that though the annual rent of the land per acre could not be estimated at more than five shillings for feeding with cattle, by reason of the short time in the summer it was usually dry; yet, now that I have been at the expense of planting it, the labour necessary only to prepare the rods for the basket-makers use, amounts to upwards pf five pounds per acre, per annum. I remain, Sir, CERTIFICATE. Your much obliged, And very humble servant, Seth Bull. fill/, 12th November, 1804. Charles Taylor, Esq. IED WARD LUTT, measured the j land planted by Captain Bull in April last, and found it to contain 7A. lR. 29P. Edward Lutt, jun, And we have often seen the plantations, and assert that they are exactly in the state as above described by him, Charles Mules. Edward LuTT, jun. SIR, TN reply to your letter of the 10th instant, I shall insert, for the information of the Society of Arts, &c. the whole of the expense of preparing the land, sets, planting, weeding, &c. of a statute acre of osiers, and also add the amount of the annual value of an acre, Avhich I planted in 1801, and I have a very fair prospect that my last plantation will prove equally productive in future. Expense Expense of planting a statute acre of Osiers., s. d. Throwing up the land into, beds, or bars, by trenches or ditches, and...show more

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  • 9781236492944