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than that of a family of great boys, lounging around steel, might as well season the dish. Heart-whole, the fire, excusing their laziness upon the plea that with a good conscience, you could promise more they cannot do anything while everybody is work. This being money in their pockets, be. talking ?”
cause it would save the wages paid out to hired If any of my country, friends think with me men, would at once appeal to their self-interest. upon this subject, I hope they will countenance the “ A penny saved,” says Poor Richard," is as good expression of such outré opinions, by an approv- as a penny earned.” Assured of the certainty that ing word; and, above all, I pray them to teach for a larger outlay of money in tools, there will their little boys to knit and sew.
flow in a larger income of valuable work, will not Good Mr. Editor, pray, forgive meI intended the judicious farmer resolve at once to adopt the to write only a few lines, and I have spun a yarn habit of buying good tools, in preference to every long enough to knit a pair of stockings for the other. Those who would not, it is safe to say, Irish giant.
E. L. “ few, and far between,” like the visits of Eutawah.
angels, though not otherwise like angels. Self.
interest fairly in view, and proved to point in this Boys' Department.
course, leads the disposition many steps on the way.
To lead still farther, suggest, that good tools
save time,--requiring rarely to be mended, solid, GOOD TOOLS FOR BOYS AGAIN..
well-made, fitted for hard usage. This is proved It is plain injustice, I think, that men alone by the very quality of the tools-proved by the should use good tools. For the reasons that boys are opinion of farmers in general-proved by a small not so strong, are not so patient, not of that skill glance of consideration-so that I need not explain and knack found among older hands, nor of cou- more at length. Can any farmer have more time rage equal to them, boys should share the advantage, than may be well used? Too much time for im-should have access to the same arsenal of money, proving the natural quality of his soil; too much and equip themselves with equally good arms. for getting it into good heart; too much for improve
If you wish, my young friends, for your own ing his stock, their form, their growth, and their best good to get the key to unlock this, plead general thrift; too much for improving himself silence to me, I will tell the secret; if you un- every way? It cannot be. dervalue it when once told, I shall be apt to sus The time saved from good tools facilitating work, pect you are not so very wise. To carry your if it is spent in labor either directly on, or else for, point as to getting good tools, persuade the man the farm, select what part you will, results the who makes purchases of this sort, that such ones, next year in a greater value of crops, or stock, so though more costly, are the best he can buy. Once much greater as often to pay heavy interest for the convinced of this, once led to believe it heartily, to surplus expended in tools—more than this, somegive it the place and rank of a principle, then, times so much greater, as within the year to pay whatever his relation to you, he will find means, if itself all completely, so that the after use of the he is a man of nerve and judgment, to collect the tools, however long they last, however useful they money, or if he feels too poor at present, will con- are, is well-nigh net gain; besides, with a liberal trive and scheme till his purse swells to the requi- allowance of time to improve, the farmer will get a site fulness—the sure fruit of persuasion. circle of willing, industrious, intelligent, steady,
Now for the persuading. It must be done, if at smart boys—the best of all produce. So your sucall, seasonably and kindly. But how to persuade, cess in pleading for good tools, my boys, may be how to convince, how to win him over-this is the helped on if you remember to state the saving of secret. Deepest and strongest in the natural heart time. Still further, it may help your plan, if you is the principle of self-love-the very mainspring of signify what credit and regard would be paid, and motion and action-which a skilful hand will touch paid willingly. We all love praise-love a good and sway at pleasure, to which in everything meant reputation. Towards the parent, if you happen to to help procure the good tools, no less than in mat- know him, who supplies his boys with good work. ters of greater weight, you must refer all the while. ing tools, show that you feel a sincere respect-let
Some fine morning, while the dew-pearls shine it be seen at home that you look on him as ready among the grass, touched with early sunlight, to benefit and to please, generous, praiseworthy, when the mowers with good sharp scythes are in and kind. To express these feelings, though, in a full swing, levelling before them the broad swaths, tone to provoke, to insult, to hurt friendly feelings, cut from a smooth sod, when they glide along fast which cannot do so well as they would, is both and easy, but when you, just learning to mow, wicked and needless. . . . . Readers of mine, help hindered with the old scythe-blade, narrow as a on the reform, one and all, each in his own sphere. case-knife, hung on an awkward snath, lag behind Till I see you again, let me wish you good weather, the hindmost, to hack and mangle the grass as you and good-bye.
LERT. can best, then is the time to plead for relief. In earnest tone of voice, mention how much you envy FIVE MAXIMS TO BE OBSERVED THROUGH LIFE. their swifter speed, their greater facility to work; 1. Never regret what is irretrievably lost. you can insinuate, that, with as good a scythe, you 2. Never believe that which seems improbable. could do much more than now, could with equal 3. Never expose your disappointment to the readiness turn off, for your own share, a larger world. “ stènt”—a little bantering and taunting, as if you 4. Never complain of being ill-used. would, then, drive them to clip faster, and step 5. Always speak well of your friends, but of quicker, for the sake of safety, from your pursuing your enemies, speak neither good nor evil.
FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL NEWS.
FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL NEWS. of charming this noble animal which gained for his By the arrival of the steamer Cambria, we are in grandsire so much celebrity. We have had frequent receipt of our foreign journals up to July 4th. opportunities lately of witnessing his performances,
MARKETS.- Ashes, Pots were in fair demand; Pearls and can confidently vouch for his skill. He will take dull of sale. Cotton rather looking up from the late a wild unbroken colt from the bush, and in 24 hours slight depression. Stock on hand in Liverpool on the make him so docile and obedient,' without severe 1st of July, 757,000 bales against 1,038,000 same period treatment, that the animal, at command, will lie down last year. Flour and Meal dull at a decline. Beef and under him, feigning death, and remain until roused Pork a slight reduction in price. Lard without change. from the apparent stupor in which he has been Cheese, the finer qualities much wanted. Naval Stores thrown, by mesmerie passes and slight manipulation steady. Rice in good request. Tobacco no alteration. (as it appears to us) on the nervous system, by the Wool had fallen 2d. per lb.
slight touch of a rattan. The animal will then lick Money was plenty without change in the rates of the face of the operator, put his tongue in his mouth, discount.
and whisper in his ear at a signal. Church will then The Weather was unusually fine, and considered lie down on the broad of his back, and place the highly favorable for an abundant harvest.
animal's fore-foot on the pit of his stomach, also his Passage of the Corn Bill. - This is one of the most im. hind-foot in his teeth, without danger of being pressed portant acts, as regards the United States, that has too hard. When the horse is relieved from the stupor ever passed the British Parliament. It admits pork, in which he appears to have been thrown, he resists beef, flour, and grain, nominally free, and will be thé a repetition of the operation as long as he can, until means of taking off annually a large surplus of our subdued by the irresistible charm of this extraordinary agricultural products; and what is of more import- man, he relapses into the mesmeric state, and is then ance, it will have the effect of binding for all time, passively obedient to his will.— Ibid. two great nations closer and closer together in the How to Kill Rats.-A good mode of destroying rats arms of friendship. America and Great Britain are the and mice is to cut old corks in slices as thin as wafers, same in language, and essentially the same in blood, and to fry them in the frying-pan after it has been and we trust now that the Oregon question is settled, used for frying any meat, but not burnt;, place them nothing will ever arise to disturb the harmony of an in- | about where the vermin appear, and all will be detimate and greatly extended intercourse between them, stroyed, for they eat them voraciously.- lbid.
To Destroy the Wheat Fly.—Take Orpiment (which Supply of Indian Meal at Cork.--Such is and has can be procured at any druggists), and, with lighted been the extensive demand for this article throughout charcoal, burn the orpiment close to the wheat, any Ireland since the price was fixed at £10 per ton, that time after sunset, and before suurise, at the time there have been issued from the government depot at when the plant commences to flower-it should be the Lee Mills, in this city, one thousand tons per repeated while the fly is found to exist. One ounce i week to the several relief committees who receive is sufficient for six acres.
supplies; that is, ten thousand pounds worth of Indian Another, and perhaps equally efficacious Remedy.- meal per week is issued from Cork alone, to make up So soon as the dy is discovered, or so soon as the for the deficiency caused by the failure in last year's plant shows a disposition to open its flowerets, carry potato crop, independently of the amount sold by imaround the patch of wheat strong lights at night, and porters, on private account, which, however, we have the darker the better-the flies will all rush to the fires no opportunity at present of ascertaining, but which, and destroy themselves.
we are assured, must be very considerable. A cargo Both the above have been successfully tried in of yellow meal, in prime condition, was last week Canada, and no farmer should run the risk of losing offered to the relief committee at 305. per quarter, or his wheat when it can be saved at so little cost and about £8 per ton, and from the extensive importations trouble.-Qucbec Gazette.
that have taken place, and the prospeets of an early Summer Pruning.–Standard apple, pear, plum, and and abundant harvest, and the reduction in price of cherry trees, require particular attention in regard to other bread stuffs, the price is expected to fall still pruning, for several years after they are planted, other lower.- European Times. wise their tops will get into consusion. Pruning, Concentrated Extract of Malt and Hops.-Few modern therefore, is essential in the first instance, even if you inventions are likely to prove a greater source of pubshould find it impossible to regulate them every year lic benefit than this important patented article, which after they get large. Having tied in every shoot of is now being extensively manufactured in London by your pear and plum trees, and converted each branch a company established solely for that purpose. It is into a sort of besom, you must forth with loosen them; a thick, straw.colored, saccharine essence, and has for you will find that much of the foliage is in the only to be dissolved in hot-water, and fermented, to way of being blanched, and from such no good will afford a fine home-brewed ale All the inconvenience, result. Thin out the shoots that have been most waste, loss of time, and uncertainty, attending the shaded, and gradually shorten the other forerights till old method, when using the malt directly, for family the spur-leaves at their bases are duly exposed to the brewing, is entirely avoided. By this compact and light; but take care not to do this all at once. It is cleanly process, one or more butts of beer may be got now a good time to shorten the shoots of dwarf ready for fermentation within half an hour.' Those standards. One-fourth of their length may be cut off. who know the medicinal virtues of malt and hops Shoots are useless, or worse than that, if their foliage will, no doubt, avail themselves of this efficient means cannot be well exposed to the light.-Gard. Chron. of obtaining a glass of fresh wort at pleasure; it is
The Horse-charmer.-Doubtless, our readers must have well said, that brewers are their own doctors, such is heard of the extraordinary gift said to be possessed by the efficacy of sweet wort to invigorate a declining an Irislıman named Sullivan, who exercised a power constitution.- Ibid. over horses that no other horse-breaker in the United Watering.–If you can loosen the surface of the Kingdom ever obtained, by means of whispering. He ground and soak it with water in the evening, the is, therefore, better known in the sporting circles by garden will be much benefited, but a slight sprinkthe sobriquet of “the whisperer. It may not be ling is of little service; the reason why gardeners known that the grandson of this extraordinary man object to watering in hot weather, is that the ground (George Church), who practises the art of horse- is apt to become baked; but a very little skill might breaking and training in Sidney, possesses the secret remedy that inconvenience."
ously appeared in another journal. It is a rule with
European Societies to reject all such matters as have
been previously published, otherwise they might print THE AMERICAN HERD Book.–By Lewis F. Allen. ten thousand volumes a year, and call them their Owing to the late hour at which it came to hand, we “ Transactions.” The question arises, is this matter had no other space left in our last than an advertising bonâ fide the transactions of the State, or County Socolur.n, to notice this highly valuable pioneer work. cieties? Yes, then print it. No; then reject it. We As the author of it is a relative of ours, we shall leave should be glad to speak of other parts of the volume it to others to speak of it as it more fully deserves. under review, but have not space to do so now. The We made a mistake in our last, in stating that it con. Treasurer's Report shows $2,000 belonging to the Sotained the pedigrees of only 130 bulls and 240 cows; ciety, invested on bond and mortgage, and a cash whereas, it records 200 of the former, and upwards of balance on hand besides, of $546.21. 400 of the latter. For various reasons, which we
VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY AND RESEARCH WITHIN think absurd enough, a considerable number of breed- The Arctic Regions.-By Sir John Barrow. With ers neglected to forward their pedigrees for publication. Maps. Pp. 359, 12mo.
Price 30 cents. Harper & Several of them already regret their omission, and Brothers, 82 Cliff Street. This is another of those no promise to furnish them for insertion in a second less beautiful, than highly valuable, pocket volumes, volume, which we have no doubt will soon be called such as we described in our May No., in noticing the for. A limited edition of the Herd Book has been Journey to Ararat," that the Messrs. Harper are issued; those in want of it, therefore, cannot be a mo- issuing from their teeming press. The present volume ment too soon in applying for copies—a short time under notice, may be properly called a continuation hence and it may be too late.
of one by the same author, published some time HISTORY OF AMERICAN CATTLE.— With numerous since, giving an account of the discoveries and ex. engravings. By Lewis F. Allen. This work is en- ploits of the old mariners in the days of the Cabotas. tirely distinct from the Herd Book, and is designed to This commences with the voyage of Captain Buchan take the same place in America as Youatt's British in 1818, and ends with the discoveries of Mr. Simpson Catile does in England. This is nearly ready for the in 1839. It is a delicate task to abridge a number of press, and will soon appear.
large octavos to a moderate-sized duodecimo; but in A Brier COMPEND OF AMERICAN HUSBANDRY.— this we think Sir John has eminently succeeded, preBy Richard L. Allen. This work is designed as a serving all that the public generally would care to manual for the Farmer and Planter. It is of the same know of the Arctic Regions. The perilous incidents size as the American edition of Stable Economy, and and adventures of the several voyagers, are, in most in. will be published this month. We think, when out, stances throughout the narrative, given in the original that it will prove the best work on American Agricul. words of the writers of the journals, which we think ture yet issued from the press. But we shall not at altogether better than for the author to have remodeltempt to praise it in advance. Those who have read led them in his own style. the excellent articles contributed by Mr. R. L. Allen, EUROPEAN AGRICULTURE.- By Heory Colman. for this journal, can judge whether he is sufficiently we are in receipt of Part VI. of this publication, and qualified for the task that he has imposed upon himself, / are glad to find the author leaves speculative and exto write a brief compend of American Husbandry. traneous subjects to take care of themselves, through
TRANSACTIONS OF THE NEW YORK STATE AG. out the number, and confines himself to practical matSOCIETY.-We have at length been favored with a ters of value. Paring and burning, draining, ditehing, copy of this work. It is a goodly volume of 527 and warping, are the principal subjects of this number, octavo pages, and, judging from a cursory perusal, it all of which Mr. Colman has treated in a brief and comes nearer what it should be than any of its prede- clear manner. cessors. But first we would ask why does it borrow The HortiCULTURIST, and Journal of Rural Art its frontispiece? Is it done to advertise other papers, and Rural Taste. Edited by A. J. Downing. Pubor why is it put there? We hold that the Transactions lished by Luther Tucker, Albany, N. Y. A monthly should be bona fide the transactions of the State Society, publication of 48 pages, octavo. Price $3 a year. and not extracts and revamped matter, set off with This work is beautifully embellished with numerous show pictures from any preceding publication what wood cuts, and is got up throughout in a style that ever. There has been enough of this already. The would do credit to European publications. The editor cuts of the Show Ground at Utica are pretty and ap- has been long and favorably known as the author of propriate, giving an attractive idea of the same. We “ Landscape Gardening," the “Fruits and Fruit Trees are happy to say that these are NOT BORROWED. of America,” &c.; and after saying thus much, we We hope similar ones will grace every volume. Mr. need add nothing more to show that he is eminently Quincy's address should have first appeared here, and qualified for the task he has undertaken. The articles not been previously published in pamphlet form for in this number are pertinent, varied, and racy. A sucthe benefit of some particular printer. Of the reports, cession of such will make this journal deservedly we like those best which are the briefest. We can con- popular. A work of this elegant order has long been ceive of those on Swine and Poultry as funny enough wanted in the United States. We welcome Mr. to be read on the occasion ; but not sufficiently digni- Downing among the editorial corps, and wish him all fied to bind up in a volume to be sent out to Europe success in his arduous undertaking. ard elsewhere, as the Transactions of the New York The New ENGLAND FARMER-We deeply regret State Ag. Society: We find no such things in the to learn, that this old and favorite work was disconTransactions of the English or Highland Ag. So- tinued on the 22d of June last. It had completed its cieties. What the public expect in such volumes is 24th volume, the publication having been commenced valuable FRESH matter, in as simple and condensed in 1822. Its familiar face and instructive pages will a form as possible, for the sole benefit of the plain be sadly missed by its friends. We trust its proprie. matter-of-fact farmer. Reports of farms we were tors, Messrs. Breck & Co., will ever find other objects much interested in, and hope the Society another on which to bestow their attention, which may conyear will give prizes on the agriculture and improve. tribute to their wealth and happiness. We presume ments of counties. The article on the Wheat Fly, the increase of their mercantile business, leaving them however valuable it may be, should have been rejected, little leisure to attend to editorial duties, was one for the simple reason that nearly all of it had previ- I cause of their discontinuing the er,
REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER OF PATENTS FOR him to write a very original book, and principally from THE YEAR 1845. — We have received this annual his own practical knowledge. One may consequently Document, and find it more voluminous than any of take it up with confidence, relying on the justness its predecessors-containing 1,376 octavo pages. and soundness of his observations and directions in all Although forty-eight new patents have been granted sporting matters. the past year, for things relating to agriculture, the NAPOLEON AND as MARSHALS.-By J. T. HeadCommissioner adds that little of novelty has present. ley. In two volumes. Price $1.25 each. Baker & ed itself in them. The Patent Report, of itself, usu. Scribner, 145 Nassau Street. The object of the author ally makes but a small pamphlet. Out of the 1,376 in writing this work, is declared to be, to correct the pages lying before us, only 89 are found necessary erroneous impressions that prevail respecting Napofor this purpose.
It has been the practice, however, leon, and to group together some of the most striking for the past few years, to add a quantity of other mat. events of that dramatic period when he was marching ter to it, on the subject of agriculture and the agricul- his victorious armies over Europe. Being gifted with tural resources and statistics of the United States. So a fervent imagination, Mr. Headley in doing this, we long as the articles added were ORIGINAL commu- think, has gone to the other extreme, and given us all nications to the Commissioner, and not before publish- the romance of war without its accompanying horrors od, and were pertinent to the subject, and not too and crimes. His style is brilliant and poetic; and prolix, this was proper enough; but like too many whatever may be thought of his views of the subjects things in this world; this report has sadly degenerated, of his work, and his manner of treating them, the reand instead of the racy articles which made up the first sult is, that he has doubtless made a highly populas one of this kind, we have a republication copied from and readable book. We understand that upwards of the agricultural journals of the day, of a mass of mat- 4,000 copies are already sold, and that the work has ter, much of which is the crudest stuff we ever saw gone to a fifth edition. put into print-a disgrace to the papers where they Miss BEECHER'S DOMESTIC RECEIPT Book.originated, and a quadruple disgrace to the Document Designed as a Supplement to her Treatise on Domeswhich has copied them. To point out these matters tic Economy.. Pp. 293. Price 75 cents. Harper & would require more space than we can devote to Brothers. Miss Beecher says that she has aimed at them; we therefore forbear, trusting that another year the following objects in this work. First, to furnish will show a great reform. We like to see agricultural an original collection of receipts which shall embrace information of a proper kind, furnished by the govern a great variety of simple and well-cooked dishes, dement to the people, and have no doubt of its being a signed for every-day comfort and enjoyment. Second, legitimate object; but it is most unfair to plunder the to include in the collection only such receipts as have agricultural journals in this way, and bring Uncle Sam been tested by superior housekeepers, and warranted into market as a competitor, with cabbaged goods. The to be the best
. Third, to express every receipt in lanexpense of this document to the government, is enor. guage which is short, simple, and perspicuous. mous. One of the Senators in Congress, states it to be Fourth, to furnish such directions in regard to small $114,000, out of which the printers, Messrs. Heiss & dinner-parties and evening company as will enable Ritchie, clear a net profit of $57,000!!! Though any young housekeeper to perform her part, on such legalized by Congress, this is nothing less than a occasions, with ease, comfort, success, &c., &c. A shameful and outrageous plundering of the people of fair friend at our elbow, one who at least ought to the United States, and ought not to be tolerated any know, declares that Miss B. has carried out her de. longer by the National Legislature. We perceive that signs well in this book, and that it is the very best the attention of members of Congress has lately be work of the kind for American housewives, within come aroused to the flagrant waste of money in the her knowledge. Having little experience in house. public printing, and if this document has the effect of hold matters ourselves, we bow with deference to the assisting to promote a reform, then its issue will at above opinion, assuring our readers that they may deleast have had one good effect upon the community. pend upon it as likely to be more correct ihan any. If the farmers would look closer to their servants at thing we can give them. Washington, we should have no complaints to make A COMPLETE SYSTEM OF BOOK-KEEPING.—Simpliin these matters; but they, good easy souls, seem to fied and adapted to the use of Farmers. Embracing a think little of what becomes of their hard earnings-Set of Forms of Accounts for all the principal branches the people's treasure-but go on, and sweat away, of business of the Farm. Compiled, arranged, and preleaving the favored few to grow rich at their expense, pared, by T. C. Peters. Price $1. The author of this while they themselves contrive to keep as ignorant as valuable work is himself a practical farmer, and possible of their doings. In all future reports, we knows well what is wanted for his brethren of the trust the Commissioner will be allowed to employ same occupation. We have seen nothing of the kind first-rate scientific and practical men, to assist in equal to this in its arrangement; and a single copy making them up.
may last a large farmer for years, and enable him to CONNECTION OF THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES.-By keep his accounts with great ease and accuracy. Mary Somerville. Pp. 433. Price 50 cents. Harper IMPORTATION OF CATTLE.-A Short-Horn cow & Brothers. Would ihat we could persuade that nu- from the herd of Mr. Bates, of Yorkshire, England, merous class of ladies who spend so much of their arrived here in the packet ship New York, on the 13th precious time over exciting romances, to take up this ult. She is a light roan color, of fine form, and a work, written by one of the best of their own sex, and great milker. Another cow from the same herd is to study it with the devotion it deserves. How it would follow soon. ennoble their minds. What beauty, what wisdom, A DELIGHTFUL COUNTRY RESIDENCE.-By rewhat goodness, it would teach them. It ranks high with ference to the advertisement of Messrs. Cook & Smith, European scholars, and we are not without our hopes it will be seen that the late residence and grounds of that it may take the same stand with American. Mr. Shaw, at Astoria, are for sale. It is one of the
THE SPORTSMAN'S LIBRARY ; or Hints on the most delightful we know of, enclosed by masses of the Hunter, Hunting, Hounds, Shooting, Game, Sporting, most beautiful hornbeam and evergreen hedges which Dogs, Fishing, &c. By John Mills. Pp. 341. Price we have seen in America. Indeed, they would do $1. Lea & Blanchard. The author of this work has credit to England. The garden is very fine, and devoted nearly his whole life to the study and practice abounds with a profusion of the choicest kinds of fruit. of the subjects of which he treats. This has enabled The house and outbuildings are pretty and convenient.
REVIEW OF THE MARKET.
REMARKS.--Ashes steady. Cotton in fair demand for export.
Flour firm. Meal dull. Grain selling freely. Molasses consiPricES CURRENT IN NEW YORK, JULY 20, 1846.
derable inquiry. Tar and Rosin scarce. Provisions unsettled ASHES, Pots, ................... per 100 lbs. $3 50 to 3 56 and dull. Sugar has slightly declined. Tallow little in market. Pearls, ...........................du.
4 12 Tobacco dull. Wool the same. BALE ROPE, ...................lb. 5
Money is abundant for all business purposes. BARK, Quercitron,..................... ton, 2200" 4 00
Stocks have undergone a slight improvement. BEANS, White,
1 12 "
1 25 The Weather has been most extraordinary: cold rains sucBEESWAX, Am. Yellow, ...............Ib. 20
30 ceeded by an excessively hot sun, giving us greater extremes of BOLT ROPE,
13 heat, cold, and wet, than we have any recollection of ever before BONES, ground,... .......... bush. 40
55 experiencing. The crops have consequently suffered somewhat; BRISTLES, American, ............ib. 25
bui, on the whole, are tolerably well secured, and promise thus BUTTER, Table,..
25 far much more than an average. Shipping,....
13 CANDLES, Mould, Tallow,
11 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.–The Premium List of the New Haven, Sperm, ..............do. 25
Conn., Cattle Show, Agricultural and Horticultural Fair, to be Stearic, ...........................do.
25 held on the 1st of October, at Birmingham, Derby, Ct.; Sarne of CHEESE,
the New Haven Horticultural Show, which takes place at New COAL, Anthracite, ................2000 lbs. 5 00 6 00 CORDAGE, American,
Haven, Ct., on the 22d of September, continuing three days; .................. lb.
12 Same of the Fairfield Co. Ag. Society Show, which takes place COTTON,
.............do. 6 « 11 COTTON BAGGING, Amer. hemp,.... yard,
at Bridgeport, Ct., Oct. 14 and 15. The Charter, Constitution, 14
and By-laws, of the Cincinnati Horticultural Society, with a ReKentucky, .......do.
port of its Transactions for 1843, '4, and '5; Abstract from the .......... lb.
34 FLAX, American,
returns of Agricultural Societies in Mass.; and Annual Report .....do.
9 FLOUR, Northern and Western, ........ bbl.
of the American Institute for 1845; Introductory Lecture deliver3 87 4 12
ed at the opening of the first Academical year of the Orange Co. Fancy,....
Scientific and Practical Agricultural Institute, May 20, 1816, by Southern,
.........do. 3 50 4 12 Richmond Ciiy Mills,..............do.
A. J. Darrach; Beport of the Exhibition of the Buffalo Horticul5 75 6 00
tural Society. Rye,
..............do. 2 50 2 75 GRAIN-Wheat, Western ............ bush. 90
1 00 Southern.............. do
To CORRESPONDENT$.-M. W. Philips, T. C. Peters, An Old 80
Pennsylvanian Farmer, C. N. Bement, James S. Peacock, Geo. ................do.
70 Corn, Northern,
Vail, A. R. D., Wm. J. Jones, and H. C. Smith.
AGENTS FOR THE AMERICAN AGRICULTURIST.
35 Southern, ..................do.
New Haven, Ct.......
......F. Trowbridge. 26
.......B. Myers. HAY, in bales,......
45 ...............100 lbs
Philadelphia.......J. M. Campbell and David Landreth.
55 HEMP, Russia, clean,.................. ton. 215 00
....Dr. R. R. Reed.
225 00 American, water-rotted,...........do. 105 00
.....E. H. Pease. 185 00
Albany, N. Y........
« 125 00
Syracuse, N. Y.... Stoddard & Babcock and L. W. Hall.
Alden & Markham.
..C.F. Crossman. Rochester, N.Y.......
7 00 ............................... 100. 1 00
Buffalo, N. Y.......................J. H. Butler &
.............. Saxton & Kelt. Sheet and bar,..................... Ib.
Milwaukie, Wis. Ter................. Hale & Hopkins, 4
5 MEAL, Corn,.......................... bbl.
.....S. F. Gale & Co. 2 62
Columbus, Ga., and Montgomery, Ala..... Hall & Moses. MOLASSES, New Orleans, .............gal.
St. Louis, Mo....
..Halsall & Collet 28
31 MUSTARD, American,.................. Ib.
Morton & Griswold. 16
31 NAVAL STORES-Tár,............... bbl. 1 62 1 87
George Lapping & Co. Pitch, ..................do 1 00
A. G. Munn.
1 06 Rosin,....
D. Baker & Co. and N. Steele.
Cincinnati, Ohio....................W. H. Moore & Co.
Charleston, S. C. ................
31 OIL, Linseed, American,
..J. J. Richards. 60 ................do. Castor, ..........do. 60
Savannah, Ga.................... Denslow & Webster. Lard, .......................... do. 60
Norfolk, Va.............................J. Vickery, Jr. OIL CAKE,
100 lbs. 1 25
Richmond, Va........................... Wm. Palmer. PEAS, Field, .......... bush. 1 25
..........GS. Tainter. PLASTER OF PARIS, .......... ton. 2 38
Woodland, La., East Feliciana........ Rev. A. W. Pool. Ground, in bbls.,
SOLON ROBINSON, ...........of 300 lbs. 1 12
General Travelling Agents, ALONZO SHERMAN. PROVISIONS-Beer, Mess,....
5 Bound volumes can be obtained of any of our Agents at $1.95 Smoked, .... lb.
FIELD AND GARDEN SEEDS.
The Subscriber has been so often requested to add Garden
7 Bacon sides, Smoked,
Seeds to his assortment of Field Seeds, that he has at length con............. do. 3
4 In pickle,
sented to do so, and now offers for sale a great variety, grown by ...........do. 3
4 Hams, Smoked,
responsible persons, and put up expressly for him. They are
fresh, and he confidently thinks may be relied upon.
A. B. ALLEN, 187 Water Street, N: Y.
6 Pickled, ......................do.
5 RICE, ............................. 100 lbs. 2 88 3 75
GUANO. : SALT, ............................ sack, 1 35 1 45 The Subscribers offer for sale, on very accommodating terms, Common, ...................... bush.
35 the balance of the ship Bhakspeare's cargo, the only direct imSEEDS-Clover,.........................lb. 6 « 9
portation into this port from Ichaboe. Much guano from other Timothy,.....................7 bush. 10 00 16 00 parts of Africa has been sold as Ichaboe, which on trial has proFlax, clean, .......................do. 10 00 11 00 duced unfavorable results. To prevent the loss of ammonia, this rough,
......do. 9 00
10 00 cargo has been put in air-ught casks. Apply to SODA, Ash, contg 80 per cent. soda,... .lb.
3 Feb. 6, 1846. E. K. COLLINS & Co., 56 South St. Sulphate Soda, ground, .
............do. SUGAR, New Orleans,.................. do.
7 SUMAC, American,.................... ton, 35 00
POUDRETTE FOR SALE. TALLOW, ......................lb.
The Lodi Manufacturing Company offer Poudrette for sale at TOBACCO, .............................do. 2
2 the following prices. At the Faciory on the Hackensack River, 4 WHISKEY, American,..................gal.
21 miles from New York in bulk, 35 cents per bushel, and $1.63 cts WOOLS, Saxony,.......................lb.
54 per barrel. Delivered in New York from 1 to 6 bbls., $200 per Merino., ..........................do.
30 bbl.; 7 bbls. and over, $1.75 per bbl. Apply to the office of the Half blood, ........................ do. 20
25 Company, 51 Liberty Street, or to A. B. Allen, 187 Water Street, Cominon do......................... 18
20 where printed directions and other information may be obtained.