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BOYS' DEPARTMENT.

163 fruit of autumn, be active now in putting your Boys' Department.

grounds in the best state, and in planting in the best

possible manner such seeds as will give you those RUMPLESS FOWL.

Rowers and fruits. And after they are planted, don't let a weed grow in all the grounds. Remem. ber, that it costs just as much strength of land to grow a weed as it does a useful plant; and that the weeds are great robbers of the plants. Begin now, and keep on, and your hearts will be gladdened by and by with the reward of your labor.

“ Everything in its place. This is another im. portant lesson for you to learn. I suppose you have your little axes and hoes, and rakes, and other tools, suitable for boys, as I recommended you last year. If not, you will have your father get them at once. And then you are to see that everything is kept in the very best order, and is always put in its place. An axe left out in the rain to rust, or a hoe left in the ground over night, is a very slovenly and wasteful practice. On no account should you ever suffer it. "No work is ever finished, not even for the

day, till all the tools employed are put in their proFIG. 45.

per place. You will find, as you grow older, that

it costs less time to put everything in the tool place This bird derives its name in consequence of at night, than it does to find it in the morning, or to wanting feathers in its tail, and should therefore be wear off the rust from such as can rust, if you redenominated a tailless rather than a rumpless fowl. member where you left them. Lately, I hired a However odd it may be in appearance, we know man, and set him to making a ditch. He took my from experience that it is an excellent breed of mattock, spade, and shovel, and when he finished fowls, having kept them for years. We found them the work, left them all on the ground where he last hardy, good layers and nurses. They are of me. used them. Of course I dismissed him at once, for dium size and of various colors, though the golden my tools were covered with snow that night, and brown speckled predominate. It is destitute of the much injured before they were found. Here he gland on the rump, which we believe is found in lost some days, and I sustained considerable damage every other variety of the domestic fowl. A tail by his not having learned when a boy, to put is as useless an appendage on fowls as horns are s

everything in its place.” on cattle, and if the boys wish to cultivate a profit "Everything well done." “ Whatever is worth able breed of fowls there is nothing equal to the doing at all, is worth doing well,” was the motto humble rumpless.

of a man who performed a most incredible amount of SPRING WORK.

labor, and was one of the greatest men of his age. Now, boys, is the time for active work. This is botching them up anyhow for the present, because

And it is precisely the doing things well, or the just as important in its place as are the schools and they are in a hurry, that makes some men rich and studies of winter. Not that I would have you ne respected, and others poor and despised. The forglect your books altogether, even though you can. mer always have time at their command. The latnot attend school. By no means; you must give ter are always in a hurry, and always losing from many leisure hours to study and reading during the the effects of their poorly done work. The former summer. But with most of the boys who read the have good fences, good buildings, good fields, good Agriculturist, this is the season when labor takes everything. The latter have poor fences, unruly the lead, as study does during the cold winter cattle, leaky barns, damaged crops, poor everything. months. You have had a fine time for the latter ; The former always have a good luck.". The latter now, for the former. You need to begin right are always fretting at their « ill luck,” in part their here as in everything else,

own shistlessness. Learn to do everything well. Everything in its season.” You have often

But I must stop right here.

T. heard that if a man loses an hour in the morning, Ohio, April, 1846. he may toil hard all day and cannot overtake it. So it is with the year. This is the time for fitting the EXPERIMENTS.—Well, boys, what do you proground and planting the seeds. Now is just the pose doing the coming summer? Can any of you best time for doing this. It is early in the spring, tell? Will you let the season pass negatively away? just when the trees and the plants all about you are or will you make some experiments in gardening or putting forth their leaves and flowers. This is na- farming with a view of testing certain principles ? ture's time. If this be passed in idleness, you will For example: do any of you expect a favorite calf? get no good crops this year. Just as when youth If so, will you weigh it when first dropped from the is passed in idleness and vice, it can never be re-cow; then learn it to drink milk from the pail, and covered in after life.

weigh every particle it consumes till old enough to Now, then, for a few weeks, is the season. kill; then weigh the calf again and see how much Everything for the year depends on it. If you flesh it has gained on every hundred pounds of milk would see the flowers of summer and the golden Iconsumed, and give us the result.

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quantities of guano this year, with marked success in FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL NEWS.

all kinds of crops. It is the best and most manageable By the steam-ship Caledonia we are in receipt of manure yet discovered.- Simmond's Mag. our foreign journals up to April 4th.

Deep Drains.- We notice that several writers in the MARKETS.- Ashes had declined and were in limited late volume of the English Agricultural Society demand. Cotton was more firm and had recovered the Journal, contend strongly that drains in a very suit fall of fd. per Ib., which took place early in the soil are much more effectual from three to four feet month. Stock on hand at Liverpool on the 1st of deep from the surface, than when made more shallov, April, 788,000 bales, against 809,000 same time last Another advantage is, that they may be placed twice year. Flour quite stagnant, in consequence of the agi- as far apart as the shallow drains. Thus the expense tation of the Corn laws in Parliament. Beef in fair re- of deep draining is very little more than that of shallow quest. Pork very dull. Lard and Cheese the same. Rice draining. little doing. Tobacco slow of sale. Wool in good re Benefits of Irrigation. The same journal above asquest, with a slight fall in the lower qualities. serts that the water meadows at Audley End yield

Money is tight and difficult to be had, except on the from 6 to 8 tons of hay per acre, at three to four co:first class paper.

tings during the season. We will add for ourselves Indian Corn in Great Britain.—This article continues that such hay cannot be as sweet and nutritious as to arrive in great quantities in the principal ports of that grown on dry meadows. The Italian rye-grass this country, and is already becoming one of great is considered especially suitable for irrigation. consumption. In Liverpool we have several four

Value of Burni Clay-Experiments with burnt clar dealers and bakers who put forth Indian corn, Indian as a top-dressing to wheat lands, last year, added a flour, and bread made of Indian flour, as the prominent per cent. to the crop. article of sale ; and amongst the higher classes of so Culture of Italian Rye Grass.-I am quite satisfied ciety it is used with English or American flour in of its being the most valuable plant I know of, especi: making bread. At a meeting of the Horticultural So- ally for early spring feed; it comes to perfection for ciety, held in London, last week, there were distribut: feed quite as early as rye, and the comparison between ed to the members a large quantity of packets of seeds the two for feeding qualities is as 10 to 1 in favor er of the early sort of Indian corn, the earliest and most the Italian rye-grass.- English Ag. Soc. Journal. prolific variety, and the most suitable for cultivation in

Analysis of Indian Corn.--Dr. Playfair has recently this country, which had been sent over from New analyzed specimens of American growth in London, York to ascertain whether its growth would not in- and finds its composition as follows: troduce a fresh article of food here.

Protein,

7 Polato Murrain.- This disease has now appeared in

Fatty matter, carrots and onions in England, and it is feared it may

Ştarch,

100 parts.

76 ultimately pervade all the root crops.

Water,

12 A Startling Anticipation.- Unless a succession of bad harvests intervene to check prosperity, the year 1850

One pound of Indian meal will absorb five pints of will behold the extinction of horses as a moving water in making it into mush or pudding, and whes power in England, for the purposes of pecuniary gain, sufficiently boiled the mush will weigh 4 1-2 lbs. in the public transportation of passengers and goods.

It will be seen from this analysis that it contains Every new street, every village, every farm will have less protein, or nutritive matter, than wheat, oats, or its railway.

barley, but more than either rice or potatoes. It conCotton in India.–At a recent meeting of the Royal |tains, in fact, three and a half times the quantity of Asiatic Society, a communication was read from Pro- nutritive matter that is found in potatoes, and a very fessor Royle, the botanist of the East India Company, much larger quantity of starch, and less water. It detailing some further results of the experimental also possesses more fatty matter than any of those, trials for the culture of cotton in India. Since the which is an important consideration where the mere last report of Dr. White, 30,000 acres had been put fattening of animals is considered. It will be thus into cultivation; from one acre alone the produce was found, as an article of diet, both for man and beast, su700 pounds, and more was to be expected. All now perior to potatoes and rice, but inferior to wheat, oats, required to make East India Cotton a most valuable and barley.- Gar. Chron. export commodity, he said, is the employment of Eu A Mode of Illustrating the Injury done to Manure by ropean agents in the India Inarkets, to select the best being repeatedly Flooded with Rain Water.-Suppose qualities.

that any of the married men in this company was 10 Number of Horned Catlle in Europe :

get hold of his wife's teapot, after she had done with Russia

19,000,000

it, and was to dry up the leaves carefully, and bring

them to her for her tea the next morning, I would just Great Britain

10,500,000

ask you, whether she would be likely to find out the Austria.

9,942,000

trick or not? I imagine she would not be long in disFrance

6,684,900

covering the cbeat; and I might venture to guess he Prussia..

4,275,700

would find out to his cost that, if that was the way be Italian States

3,500,000 Spain....:

was to keep her in tea, she would soon find a way to

2,500,000 Netherlands.

keep him in hot water. Now, if the wife would feel so 2,500,000

indignant at being supplied with tea that had been wet Sweden

2,647,000

two or three times, how ought the farmer to feel that Bavaria

1,895,000 Denmark

was supplied with manure that had been wet two or 1,607,000

three hundred times ? It is true the farm cannot All other States.

5,258,000

fight its own battle as well as the mistress; but there Total in Europe.

is such a thing as passive resistance, and you may 70,270,974

depend on it, that in the harvest, the farmer will be

made to feel that in cheating his land, by giviog it The number of Horned Cattle in the United States manure which has lost all its strength, he has been, in in 1840, were 14,971,586.

fact, cheating himself, and that this may have a worse Guano at the Cape of Good lope.-Several ers result even than cheating his wife. --Speech of M. and gardeners at the Cape have used considerable Blacker,

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REVIEW OF THE MARKET.

REMARKS.--Ashes transactions light. Cotton doll at a decline PRICES CURRENT IN NEW YORK, APRIL 22, 1846.

of of a cent per lb, since the arrival of the Caledonis.

Floer

Titile doing Grain the same. Indeed, there seems to be as ASHES, Pots, ...... ........... per 100 lbs. 83 87 to 84 00

almost unexampled lethargy in our market just at this moment Pearls, ......

4 18 4 25 in all kinds of produce. BALE ROPE...

.........lb.

5

7 Money is scarce, and the banks discounting none but the BARK, Quercitron), .......

.......... ton, 25 00

26 00 BEANS, White, ......... bush.

1 25 Stocks a good deal depressed. BEESWAX, Am. Yellow,

..........lb.

33 The Weather has been very fine, though rather too dry thus far BOLT ROPE,

..do. 12

13

this spring. Copious showers, however, have set in lately. We BONES, ground,....

....... bush.

40

55

hear goud accounts of the crops at the South; and winter rye and BRISTLES, American,

25

65 wheat are looking uncommonly well at the North. BOTTER, Table,..

..........do. 16

25 Shipping...

.........do.

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13

To CORRESPONDENTS.-L. T. Talbot, Henry M. Waite, T. N. & CANDLES, Mould, Tallow,

......do. 9

11 Sperni,

Hallister, Solon Robinson, M. W. Philips, Alexander McDonald, ..............do. 25 Stearine,.....

Lert, An Old Grazier, are received. The excellent article, Ron ........do. 20

25 CHIEESE,

tion of Crops, by S. Y., will be inserted in our next. .do. 5

10 COAL, Anthracite,

2000 lbs. 5 50 6 50 CONDAGE, American,

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.- A pamphlet on the cultivation of the ..................lb. 11

12 COTTON,..

Grape and inanufacture of Wine, also character and habits of die ...do. 6

11 COTTON BAGGING, Ainer. hemp,.... yard,

Strawberry, by N. Longworth, of Ohio; Report of the Committe

13 Kentucky......

on Agriculture of the New York State Assembly, with a ralo12

13 FEATHERS,

able Appendix on the use of Salt as a Manure : Oration before ........... Ib. 26

34 FLAX, American, .....

the Burk County Ag. Soc., S C., by M. C. M. Hammond ; Ad........... do.

7

8 FLOUR, Northern and Western, ........bbi.

5 31

dress before the Hamilton County Ag. Soc., Ohio, by John Cald

5 50 Fancy........

well; Proceedings of the Agriculturist's and Mechanic's Asso...........do. 6 00

6 50 Southern,

ciation of Louisiana ; and a Leiter upon the Application of Mari .........do. 5 00 5 50 Richmond City Mills.................do.

addressed to the Agricultural Society of Jefferson County, Georgis,

6 25 6 50 Rye......

by J. H. Hammond. .........do.

3 25 3 38 GRAIN-Wheat, Western,............ bush. 1 15 "

1 25
Southern..............do.

Just Publiskod.
1 lo 1 20
Rye,

73
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74

A BOOK FOR FARMERS.
Corn, Northern, ............... do. 67

68 A System of Book-keeping, as applied in praetice to the bus-
Southern,
........do.

63 ness of Jobbing Merchants, City Retail Merchants and Country Barley,.. .......... do. 62

65 Merchants, with a concise plan of accounts, for all persons, in Oats, Northern,..

......do. 43

45 ope book, suited to Mechanics, Farmers, and Professional mea; Southern, ..................do. 38

40 being a self-instructor, and for the use of schools. GUANO

By James .do. 2 00 3 00 Arlington Bennett, LL.D., author of the American Practical SysHAY, in bales.. ...............100 lbs 65

80 tem of Book-keeping, by double entry, &c. HEMP, Russia, clean,.... ..........do. 205 00

" 210 00

SAXTON & MILES, Publishers,
American, water-rotted, .......... ton, 105 00 4 185 00

No. 205 Broadway, New York
American, dew-rotted, .......... do. 75 00
HIDES, Dry Southern,..

........do.

8

10 NEW YORK AGRICULTURAL WAREHOUSE, HOPS, ...............lb. 20

35 HORNS,

187 WATER STREET. .......... 100. 100

7 00 LEAD, pig....

................. do.

3 75 4 00

The Subscriber has just received a large assortment of Samp Sheet and bar ..................... lb.

5 son's snaths, and Tower's hoes. Pope's, Partridge's, and MEAL, Corn,.... ..................bbl. 3 25 4

Hopkins' celebrated Hay forks.
Corn,....
............... hhd. 15 75

16 00

Also, a large assortment of Stevens’, Sinclair's, and Thora's MOLASSES, New Orleans, .............gal.

29

31 Cutters, for cutting Hay, Straw, and Stalks. MUSTARD, American, .............. Ib. 16

31

CHEAP PLOWS,
NAVAL STORES-Tar,.. ........ bbl. 1 75 2 00
Pitch,

Made up by Patented Machinery, at the lowest prices.
.........do 1 25 (

1
Rosin....

62
70

No. 3, M. & Co.
Turpentine,...
.do. 3 50 4

194 Miner & Horton.
Spirits Turpentine, Southern,

.gal.

55 OIL, Linseed, American,

..do. 64
65

21
Castor,
.............do. 60

73

Langdon's Horse Hoe.
Lard,
*****...........do. 67

70

BOUTIERX PLOWS. OIL CAKE, ....................... 100 lbs.

1 88 PEAS, Field,

No. 104 ......bush. 1 50

2 09 PLASTER OF PARIS, ................ ton. 2 87

3 00 Ground, in bbls., ...........of 300 lbs. 1 12

Corn. 1

A. B. ALLEN.
PROVISIONS-Beef, Mess,.............bbl. 7 00 9
Prime,.............do.

4 50
5

FRUIT TREES.
Smoked,
...lb. 6

9 For sale, a collection of fine Apple Trees, comprising 50 choicest Rounds, in pickle,..do. 4

6 sorts; also upwards of 200 distinct varieties of Pear trecs ; also Pork, Mess,

....bbl. 10 50 13 00 Cherrios, Apricots, and Plums.
Prime,.............
.......... do. 9 00

10 00 When the order comprises 100 Trees, the prices will be for Lard,

..... Ib.

7 apples, 15 cents; for pears on free stocks for standards, 30 cents; Bacon sides, Smoked, . .............do.

ditto on quince stocks for dwarfs, 20 cents. For any less number In pickle, .......... .....do. 3

4 than 100 trees in an order-Apples, 20 cts. ; pears, 37) cts. ; ditto Hams, Smoked,

..do. 6

10 on quince, 25 cts. ; apricots, 50 cts.; plums, 37 cts. ; cherries, Pickled, ...............do.

7 37} cents. Apply (by letter post-paid) at the Fruit Plantation or Shoulders, Smoked, ...............do.

6 Lloyd N. Rogers, near Baltimore, to Pickled, ...................do.

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THOS. TURNER, Manager. RICE...................

.......... 100 lbs. 3 75 4 56 SALT, ................................ sack, 1 22 1 30

IMPROVED BERGEN PLOW. Common, ...................... bush. 20

35 SEEDS-Clover,........................lb. 64"

The subscriber

has just received a lot of the above plows 9

manufactured by B. Meyer, Newark, N.J.
Timothy,.....................7 bush. 11 00 16 00
Flax, clean........................do. 10 00

Å. B. ALLEN, 187 Water Street, N.Y.

11 00 rough, ........................ do. 9 00

10 00 SODA, Ash, contig 80 per cent. soda,... .lb.

TO GARDENERS AND NURSERYMEN. 3

3 Hulphate Soda, ground,

Cast-iron Tallies or Naming Sticks for Sale - This is a recent ............. do. 1 BUGAR, New Orleans,..................do.

5

Invention, and is so constructed as lo receive the name of any SUMAC, American,. ................ ton, 35 00 37 50

seed, plant, or tree, under a glass cover, thus keeping it safe and TALLOW, ............................. Ib. 7

always distinct to be seen. They will last half a century, and

8 TOBACCO ...................do. 3

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are very cheap, costing only 50 cents to $1.50 per dozen. WHISKEY, American,................. WOOLS, Saxony,....................... Ib.

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IMPERIAL OATS.
Merino............................do.

30 A few barrels of these saperior oats can be had of the subHalf blood, ........................do.

25 W

35 scriber. Price 84 per barrel, or 1.50 per bushel. Commondo..

A. B. ALLEN, 187 Water Street, N;Y.

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Natchez, Miss....

........GS. Tainter. Co., New York. These mills have taken the first premium at

Woodland, La., East Feliciana..... . Rev. A. W. Pool. throe of the New York State Agricultural Shows, at the Fair of the General Travelling Agents, Alonzo SHERMAN.

SOLON ROBINSON, Mechanics' Institute, N.Y., and at the last Stato Shows in Pennsylvania and Maryland. It is the only mill that has ever been

Bound volumes can be obtained of any of our Agents at $1.25 produced that will chaff and screen wheat perfectly clean iu

per volume. one operation; and for cleaning all kinds of grain and seeds, it surpasses anything of the kind ever offered in market. It will

DURHAM BULL FOR SALE. also clean rice faster and better than any mill ever got up for that Not having sufficient use for him, the subscriber offers for sale purpose.

his thorough bred imported bull, Prince Albert. His sire was the We also manufacture Grain Cradles of the very best quality, celebrated bull, Sir Thonias Falrfax, and his pedigree can be seen, which have taken the first premium at the New York State Fair in the British Herd book, Va. 4, page 382. He is five years old, Our Mills and Cradles are for sale at factory pricos, at the follow-a red roan, of medium size, and of quiet temper. If not previously ing places :

disposed of, he will be offered for sale at the next show of the A. B. ALLEN, 187 Water Street, New York ;

New York State Agricultural Society.
EZRA WHITMAN, 55 Light Street, Baltimore;

Letters on the subject can be addressed to the subscriber at Red
E. COMSTOCK & Co., 23 Dean Street, Albany ;

Hook, Dutchess County, New York, where the bull may be seen. PROU'TY & MEARS, Boston;

ROBERT DONALDSON. H. WARREN, Troy, New York. All orders thankfully received and punctually attended to. All

GUANO. goods delivered at Troy, N. Y., free of charge.

1. 1. GRANT & CO.,

The Subscribers offer for sale, on very accommodating terms,

the balance of the ship Shakspeare's cargo, the only direct imJunction, P. O., Rensselaer Co., N.Y., April, 1846.

portation into this port from Icha boe. Much guanu from other AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE.

parts of Africa has been sold as Ichaboe, which on trial has pro

duced unfavorable results. To prevent the loss of ammonia, this Orange County Scientific and Practical Agricultural Institute. cargo has been put in air-tight casks. Apply to

The design of this Institute is to afford the most efficient means Feb. 6, 1846. E. K. COLLINS & co., 56 South St. for the acquisition of a combined scientific and practical knowledge of Agriculture.

POUDRETTE FOR SALE. A number of farmers residing in the same neighborhood, In the town of Montgomery, from 7 to 9 miles west of Newburgh, the following prices. At the Factory on the Hackensack river, 4

The Lodi Manufacturing Company offer Poudrette for sale at having united, under a written contract, one with the other, to miles from New York in bulk, 35 cents per bushel, and $1.63 cts. become instructors to such pupils as may be committed to their care, through the undersigned, their officers, present the Institu-bbl. ; 7 bbls, and over, $1.75 per bbl. Apply to the office of the

per barrel. Delivered in New York from 1 to 6 bbls., $200 per tion to the attention of the public. Each pupil will be under the practical instruction of the mcm:

Company, 51 Liberty Street, or to A. B. Allen, 187 Water Street,

where printed directions and other information may be obtained. ber of the association with whom he may reside.

May, 20
T'he scientific instruction will be under the care of Mr. James
Darrach, a graduate of Yale College, a gentleman of scientific at.

FOR SALE.
tainments, and, in common with his associates, the holder of his
own plow.

A full blooded Narragansett, entire horse. This breed has This part of the Institntion will embrace most of the Academic been in the family of the late Governor Jay, for the last century. Studie, Natural History, and principles of Agricultural Economy. They are rackers, and not pacers. He is 8 years old, and the

The peculiarity of this Institute which recominends it to pa- only entire horse of the breed which is left. He is very fast, will rents is, that the practical instruction will be given by practical rack his mile within 3 minutes. Horses of this breed are highly farmers, whosc duty and interest compel them to attend to the esteemed as saddle horses for ladies and gentlemen, and bring a economy as well as the general management of a farm.

very high price. Apply to James R. Dey, No. 51 Liberty Street, It presents also the following features : Family Discipline and New York. Care ; constant companionship with the instructors; varied hus. bandry and soil, which the papils will be constantly directed to PERUVIAN GUANO AT REDUCED PRICES. obscrve and compare. In the neighborhood are places of worship within convenient distance for all to attend, Episcopalian, Pres. | hand for sale, in bags, barrels, half barrels, and kegs.

The subscriber keeps this superior fertilizer constantly on

It comes byterian, Reformed Dutch, Scotch Presbyterian, and Methodist. Terms --- $125 per annum, for tuition and board, payable semi- direct from the Agent of the Peruvian Company, and is warranted

genuine and of a first rate quality. annually in advance.

Five tons and over.... ......2 cents per lb. Mail and other stages that pass over the Newburgh and Co

One ton and under five tons......

.2 1-8 do. checton turnpike, connect our places daily with Newburgh.

Half a lon and under one ton.........2 1-4 do. The Institūle will open for the reception of pupils on the 1st

Under half a ton...

..2 1-2 do. of April.

This Guano is packed in bags weighing from 120 to 150 lbs.; Inquiries and applications may be addressed to either of the barrels, from 220 10 250 lbs.; half barrels from 115 to 130 lbs undersignod at Coldenham, Orange County, N.Y. LINDLEY MURRAY FERRIS, President,

kegs about 60 lbs. each. When a larger quantity than ono Samuel Wait, Jr., Secretary.

ton is taken, it is expected it will be in bags. No allowance References-Frederick J. Betts, Esq., President of the Orange for lare, and no charge for packages. Cartage extra.

A. B. ALLEN, 187 Water Street, N. Y, County Agricultural Society ; John Caldwell, Esq., Salisbury, Orange County; A. B. Allen, Esq., Editor of the American Agriculturist; Wm. Partridge, merchant, N York ; Peter H.

HOVEY'S SEEDLING STRAWBERRY. Schenck, Esq., New York ; Hon. Morris Franklin, New York ; Price $1.50 per hundred plants, and $10 per thousand.

A. B. ALLEN, 187 Water Street, N. T and the officers of the American Institute.

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