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FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL NEWS.
the seeds are begining to change from a green to a
pale brown color, and the stock to become yellow, for By the arrival of the steamer Caledonia, we are in about two-thirds of its height from the ground. When receipt of our foreign journals up to August 4th. MARKETS.-Ashes, a very limited inquiry. Cotton should be pulled as soon as possible, and kept by itself.
any of the crop is lying, and suffering from wet, it an active demand without any change of prices. So long as the ground is undrained, and imperfectly Stock on hand in Liverpool on the 1st of August, levelled before sowing, the flax will be found of dif800,000 bales against 1,058,000 same period last year. ferent lengths. In such case, pull each length sepaFlour and Meal dull
, but in consequence of the loss in rately, and steep in separate pools or keep it separate the potato crop, it is thought the latter article will in the same pool. If the ground has been thorough. advance. Beef large sales. Pork dull. Lard improve drained, and laid out evenly, the fax will be all of the ing. Checse of a superior quality much asked for. same length. It is most essential to take time and Naval Stores in request. Rice a slight advance. Tallow care to keep the flax even, like a brush, at the root improving. Tobacco steady. Wool firm with a fair ends. This increases the value to the spinner, and of demand. A small quantity had been received from course to the grower, who will be amply repaid, by an Oregon. It was in fine order, and sold well. The additional price for his extra trouble. Let the handstock on hand of all kinds is light.
fuls of pulled flax be laid across each other diagonally, Money quite easy at 31 to 4 per cent.
to be ready for the rippling-Ibid. The Weather had been somewhat unfavorable to the To make Rhubarb Wine. - To every pound of green in-coming crops, and considerable injury had been rhubarb stalks, when bruised, put a quart of cold experienced; not enough, nowever, to affect prices. spring water; let it stand three days, stirring it twice The harvest in France has been injured about the in a day, then press, and strain it through a sieve, and same as in Great Britain.
to every gallon of the liquor, put 2 or 3 lbs. of good The Apple Crop is greatly injured throughout Eu- loaf sugar; barrel it, and to every 5 gallons add a rope. This will make American apples in greater de. bottle of white brandy; hang a piece of isinglass in mand than ever.
the vessel, suspended by a string, and stop it up close; The Potato Discase is ravaging Ireland again, and is in six inonths if the sweetness be sufficiently off
, botó more or less prevalent throughout Europe.
tle it for use, otherwise let it stand in the cask a longer Seed Wheat.-Whatever difference of opinion may time.- 1b. exist as regards the wisdom of the recent alterations Preserving Rhubarb.- In addition to "preserving it in the laws respecting grain, there can be none as to with sugar like raspberries," rhubarb can be very sucthe necessity of adapting ourselves to our present cir- cessfully and agreeably preserved-in bottles as green cumstances, and endeavoring to make the best of gooseberries are-peel the stalks and cut them into them. It is a known fact that in high latitudes the pieces as for a tart, and then treat them as if they growth of plants is very rapid. The burst of spring, i were gooseberries. Rhubarb bottled thus gives us ex. the splendor of summer, and the maturity and inci cellent tarts and pies at Christmas. It can also be pient decay of autumn follow each other with a swift- dried as angelica, and makes a very agreeable dried ness scarcely credible. The grain sown to-day, is, in preserve. Have any of your correspondents ever tried a very few weeks, ready for the sickle; and the high-| dried strawberries ? 'They are very good, and the abun. er the latitude where it can be made to grow, the dant crop of this year will give material to experiment shorter is the period it requires for its growth and on. -- 1b. ripening. Grain which has been grown in the extreme Bones dissolved in Caustic Ley.--I have seen much north, when used as seed in a southern country, gives in your paper of bones being dissolved in sulphuric its first produce more speedily, ripening in a much acid as a manure. Are you aware that bones may be shorter time, although at a second sowing it loses this dissolved in the alkaline ley of the soap-boiler, and quality. The fact has been recognized, and is acted will form a paste of the consistence of butter, which upon pretty extensively in this country, it being com- may be reduced to any thinness of Auid required or monly recommended to obtain seed from colder situa- application as a liquid manure ? Am I wrong in letions than those in which it is intended to be sown. lieving that, as the solvent power consists solel of In Sweden, grain is annually brought for seed from soda-ash and lime, it would be a more powerful maTorneo (in the north of the gulf of Bothnia, and nure than the bones with acid ? There was a patent almost within the arctic circle), and sown in lands so some years ago for making soap in this mamer; much exposed that the sowing time is thrown so late whether the patent is in force now I do not knov, but that corn, excepting from seed thus obtained, has no that can easily be discovered if thought worthwhile, time to ripen. “Districts forinerly on this account ut. Ibid. terly barren, are thus rendered fruitful. Is it not then Singular Fact in the Potato.- We learn th:t here worthy of the consideration of some of our enterpris- and there the new potatoes have been found, when ing agriculturists, especially of those who occupy dug up, to be sprouting from every eye. Ve have high cold districts, whether they might not profitably seen nothing of the sort ourselves ; and w: venture import their seed corn from the northern European to ask our correspondents if they have remarked the nations, and thus, perhaps, obtain a harvest in Sep. circumstance. It will be new phase in.he potato tember, where now it is commonly thrown into Octo- constitution should this habit prove to je general. ber or November? With this resource it might be The expression of our informant is, “ne potatoes found that wheat could be grown more extensively before they are half grown are all growing again, and more profitably than it is to the west of Sir Robert throwing out roots and fibres from the eyes, and formPeel's line drawn from Southampton to Inverness.- ing small tubers; a second generation in the year.” Gard. Chron.
We would also make another inqury. The only 16 Pull Flax.—The time when flax should be universal fact, relating to the potato dsease of last pulled is a point of much nicety to determine. The year, was, that it did not appear at all, or in a very, libre is in the best state, before ihe seed is quite ripe. inconsiderable degree, in genuine pea or “moss' If pulled too soon, although the fibre is fine, the great land, which appeared to have some power of keeping waste in scutching and hackling renders it unprofit off the decay. What we now are desirous of knowing able ; and, if pulled too late, the additional yield does is, Whether the experience of our readers teils them, not compensate for the coarseness of the fibre. It that the same rule holds good this year? Weshould may be stated that the best time for pulling is, when be greatly obliged by information on this point-Ibid.
Clavers, though far from imitation. In truth they are as original as the scenery and people they describe.
In after generations they will be studied as a true inSALE or Durham Cattle.—We desire to call the dex of the character of our own in the wild region attention of our readers to the advertisement of Mr. where the scenes are laid. We have the pleasure of Paoli Lathrop, offering his herd of Durham Cattle for the acquaintance of the fair authoress, and can tell sale. We have often inspected it, and can therefore our readers that she is a clever woman both in the say from our own observation that it is a very superi- English and Yankee acceptation of the term. or herd. Several of the cows are great milkers and
NUMBER OF Cotton SPINDLES.--According to butter makers, and we believe all are of prime quality. the latest accounts, the estimate of the spindles now A History of Long Island, from its first settle at work in the principal cotton manufacturing coun.
tries is ment by Europeans, to the year 1845, with special
17,500,000 reference to its Ecclesiastical concerns. By Nathani- In Great Britain and Ireland, el S. Prime. Pp. 420, with a map. Published by In the States comprised in the Custom League, 815,000
1,500,000 Robert Carter, 58 Canal St., N. Y. Price $1.00. In Austria and Italy,
3,500,000 Physically and historically, Long Island is one of the
420.000 most interesting sections of the United States. In
650,000 the above history, Doct. Prime has given a clear, and In Switzerland,
700,000 sufficiently minute account of its aspect and resour
2,500,000 ces, and the events of most importance since its first In the United States of America, settlement. To gather the materials for this has required much laborious research and personal observa
27,585,000 tion. The ecclesiastical part of this work is particularly valuable, and can be found in no other history of PICTORIAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND, INCLUDING the Island.
THAT OF SCOTLAND AND IRELAND. Being a history Sacred PhilosoPHY OF THE SEASONS; illustrat- of the People as well as a History of the Kingdom, ing the Perfections of God, in the Phenomena of the down to the reign of George III. ; profusely illustrated year. By Rev. Henry Duncan. New York: Robert with many hundred engravings on wood of monumentCarter, 58 Canal St.' This excellent work, like the al records ; coins; civil and military costume; domes.
Bridgewater Treatises," is intended to demonstrate tic buildings, furniture and ornaments ; caihedrals, the existence and the attributes of God, in the various and other great works of architecture; sports and phenomena of nature in the revolving year. The first other illustrations of manners; mechanical inventions; ihree volumes treat respectively on Winter, Spring, portraits of eminent persons; and remarkable historiand Summer, and are replete with useful and instruc- cal scenes. To be completed in about 40 Numbers, tive matter which cannot fail to be interesting to forming four elegant volumnes imperial octavo. Price teachers of schools, academies, and families. Price 25 cents per number. Harper & Brothers. This $1.25 per volume.
history forms one of the series of valuable works is. EXPEDITION TO Borneo of H. M. S. Dido for the sued by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Suppression of Piracy; with extracts from the Jour- Knowledge, and is undoubtedly the very best for the nal of James Brooke, Esq. By Captain the Hon. general reader that has yet been written on Great Henry Keppel, R. N. Pp. 413, with a Map. Price Britain and Ireland. The embellishments are really 50 cents. Harper & Brothers. The magnificent is beautiful, and so numerous as to form a history almost land of Borneo, and the adjacent archipelago are al. of themselves alone; making it the most attractive most unknown regions in this country; it is with pe. work for young people we know of-aye, and for the culiar satisfaction, therefore, that we are favored with middle aged and the old too. No one can be well aca copy of the narration of this Expedition. It con- quainted with England who has not read its Pictorial tains the latest and most accurate geographical, his. History. The Messrs. Harper are doing the Ameri. toical, and political information to be found of can public a great service by its republication. Boneo; and aside from this, it is full of stirring ad STABLE TALK AND Table Talk; or Spectacles venure and wild narrative.
for Young Sportsmen. By Harry Hieover. Pp. 357. RESULTS OF HYDROPATHY; or Constipation not a Price $1.00. ^ Lea & Blanchard. The writings of this disecse of the Bowels; Indigestion not a disease of author have attracted a good deal of attention in Eng. the Somach; with an Exposition of the true nature land; and his observations on the management of hor. and cause of these Ailments, examining the reason ses, the stable, &c., are highly esteemed. He incul. why hey are so certainly cured by the hydropathic cates gentleness and kindness in their treatment, and treatmnt. By Edward Johnson, M. D., pp. 181. shows the impolicy of the reverse method even if one Price Octs. Wiley & Putnam. We are not Doctor has no other motive than his own immediate interenough o pronounce ex cathedra (authoritatively) on est to actuate him. In addition to this, the work is the subjct of hydropathy. But this we know, that replete with anecdotes and amusing scenes told in an ablution n cold and warm water, and in the vapor off-hand and comic vein. bath, are highly beneficial; and if practised much French Domestic COOKERY, combining elegance more thanat present would be greatly conducive to with economy; describing new Culinary Implements the health the people. Frequent ablution is a sa- and Processes; the management of the Table; incred duty wih many of the Eastern nations; we wish structions for Carving; French, German, Polish, a good spuning and friction with towels were the Spanish, and Italian Cookery, 1200 recipes. Pp. 310, daily daty of this great nation of ours in the West. with numerous engravings. Price 50 cents. Harper This, with a plain wholesome diet, and abstinence & Brothers. Now if our readers wish to become au from spirituois and fermented liquors, would, in a fu fait in the sublime art of Cookery, let them purchase ture generatim, drive nine-tenths of the diseases out this book and set themselves down incontinently to of the country
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THE TREES OF AMERICA ; Native and Foreign, subject of which it treats; and we trust that the aupictorially and botanically delineated, and scientifi. thor will meet with such substantial encouragement, cally and popularly described ; being considered prin- as will induce him to carry out the intentions which cipally with reference to their Geography and History; he expresses in his Preface Soil and Situation ; Propagation and Culture; Acci We heartily commend this handsome volume to our dents and Diseases; Properties and Uses; Economy friends both here and in the country; we commend it in the Arts; Introduction into Commerce; and their to the inhabitants of New York and Brooklyn, who, Application in useful and ornamental Plantations. 11. we are glad to perceive, indulge themselves, as much lustrated by numerous Engravings. By D. J. Browne, as limited space will allow, in the cultivation of trees; Author of the Sylva Americana. Large Svo. pp. 532. we commend it to State and County Societies as conNew York: Harper & Brothers, 82 Cliff St. This tributing a valuable premium to be contended for by work, long announced as in preparation, has at length agriculturists; and, finally, we hope that those who been laid upon our table, and we hasten to give our control our Colleges, Academies and Common Schools, readers some idea of its contents, and of the manner will take care that the youth under their charge have in which it has been executed. We need not, how- every opportunity of gaining a thorough knowledge of ever, enlarge much upon the latter point, as the public the 'Trees of America. have had ample opportunity to form a correct opinion TEMPER AND TEMPERAMENT; or Varieties of Char. of the capabilities of the author from numerous con- acter. By Mrs. Ellis. Pp. 267. Price 50 cents. tributions from his pen which have appeared in the Harper & Brothers. This is a clever book by a clever Agriculturist. Many years have been employed in woman, conveying a happy moral in a pleasing style. studying, travelling and colleeting materials for this We especially commend it to the married, and those publication ; and though of course it does not come about to marry. However amiable their tempers under the category of an entirely original work, yet it and temperament may be, we promise them that the has entailed an equal amount of labor, in consulting perusal of this little work will make them still more the most approved authorities, and of judgment and kind and obliging to each other and to all around observation in verifying or correcting their statements. them.
The title of the work, which we have quoted at Town's SPELLING AND Defining Book; containlength, sufficiently indicates its nature, and ihe mass ing Rules for designating the Accented Syllable in of detail which it comprises. The trees are arranged most words in the language, being an Introduction to according to the Natural System, which has been ad-i Town's Analysis. One hundredth edition. Critically hered to by De Candolle, Loudon and others. But revised and corrected. Cincinnati: Derby, Bradley our readers must not imagine, from our beginning to & Co., 113 Main St. 1845. The author of this little talk of Systems, that the work is intended for the sci- work remarks in his preface that "All the spelling entific alone. It is addressed to a much more nume- books now in use follow out the same uniform plan, rous class—even to the public at large. Let us take of arranging words according to their sounds and sylone tree and see how it is treated, and that will serve lables, irrespective of their import. On that plan, as a sample for the whole. Our favorite fruit being in they are generally well executed, and would admit of season, we irresistibly turn to the Peach-tree. First little improvement. But if the above principle be we find the Botanical name, with a Table of Syno- well founded, something is still requisite, beyond a nyms, and a few lines of technical characteristics, in mere judicious arrangement and correct orthography, small type. Then comes a general description of the to answer the grand purposes of elementary instruc. tree, and its varieties, short but to the purpose ; then tion. It is plain that, as far as practicable, the knowthe geography, history, soil, &c. &c., with uncommonly ledge of the sign, and of the thing signified, should be minute directions as to its management and propaga- acquired together, inasmuch as both are to hold an intion, and an account of the diseases to which it is sub- separable connection in the mind." ject and the insects which infest it, ending with its LONG ISLAND HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY SHow.properties and uses. All this is conveyed in a pleas. This will take place at Flushing on the 17th, 181h and ing style, totally devoid of affectation, and not ob- 19th of September. Great preparations are on foot to scured by scientific terms, as is proper for a work in- make a superb display of it, and we have no doubt it tended for the public at large. It is exceedingly grati- will be worthy the attention of the public. Steamfying to observe the happy manner in which amuse- boats and Stages will leave New York frequently dument is blended with instruction throughout the ring each day of the Show, making it easy to visit volume; side by side with veritable history comes the Flushing at convenient hours. classic legend, or the popular superstition, or the tri THE BIBLE, THE KORAN, AND THE TALMUD; or bute of the poet, filling the page with variety and the Biblical Legends of the Mussulmans. Compiled mind with romantic associations. This characteristic from Arabic Sources, and compared with Jewish Trais so pervading that many might read it with interest ditions. By Dr. G. Weil. Pp. 264. Price 50 cents. who hardly know an oak from an apple tree, and who Harper & Brothers. Here is an epitome of Mohammehave no more idea of cultivating the latter than they dan theology and morals, set forth in a racy, fascinathave of eating the fruit of the former. But it is to the ing style peculiar to Eastern literature: farmer in particular that we would strongly urge the The CULTIVATION OF AMERICAN GRAPE VINE, importance of such a work as the present. He should AND MAKING OF WINE. By, Alden Spooner. Pp. 96. not be so entirely engrossed by his root and grain Price 38 cents. Published by A. Spooner & Co., 57 crops, as wholly to neglect the cultivation of trees. Fulton St., Brooklyn. Being a veteran horticulturist, We fear this is too frequently the case, with the ex- the author has given a valuable little work to the cul. ception perhaps of a few fruit-bearers.
tivator of this vine. In it he has also embraced an The Engravings are numerous, and are executed account of the Isabella Grape, in the successful culwith considerable skill," and have either been made ture of which Brooklyn has become quite celebrated. directly from drawings after nature, or from accurate RENNSELAER COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SHowdelineations already in existence, one figure represent- This Show will come off in Troy, the week after that of ing the general appearance of each tree, and another the State Show at Auburn. Great preparations are on of the leaf, flower fruit, &c.” The publishers have ac. foot to make a superior thing of it. Mr. Vail intends quitted themselves handsomely in getting up the work to make a large display of his beautiful Short-Horn -the paper, type, &c., being all that can be desired. Cattle; others also are coming forward with a goodly No expense has been spared to render it worthy of the number of different things.
REVIEW OF TIE MARKET.
REMARKS.--Ashes little inquiry. Cotton active, with sales at
an advance of one-eighth. Flour steady. Grain, except in rye, PRICES CURRENT IN NEW YORK, AUGUST 22, 1846. the sales are dull. Molasses in fair request. Naral Stores the ASHES, Pots,
........ per 100 lbs. 93 50 to 83 56 same. Beef and Purk firm, with an increased deinand. Rice Pearls, ......................du. 406 4 12
active. Scris dull. Sugar a slight advance. Tobacco in nodeBALE ROPE, .......... Ib. 5
rate request. Wool considerable sales. BARK, Quercitron,.....
.......ion, 22 00 24 50 Money continues fairly abundant at 7 per cent. BEANS, White,
......bush. 1 12
Stocks are steady, with few fluctuations: BEESWAX, Ain. Yellow,
The Weather has been very hot most of the past month, but BOLT ROPE, ........
13 has now changed to cool and showery. Hay bas been a very BONES, ground,
55 large crop, though owing to the heavy rains, not as well secured BRISTLES, American,
65 as 11stial. The small grains have turned out well, except in BUTTER, 'Table,.
Western New York, and a few otber districts, where the wheat Shipping
Potatoes are CANDLES, Mould, Tallow,
11 badly rotting in most parts of the country. Cotion is backward, Sperm,
38 and at best a moderate crop only can be gathered. Rice has Stearic,.........
25 come in well. Sugar and Tobacco generally are looking well. CHEESE,
10 Upon the whole, we can congratulate the farmers and plunters COAL, Anthracite, ......2000 lbs. 5 00
6 00 upon more than an average production of the crops thus far, this CORDAGE, American,
12 season. COTTON..
....do. 6 COTTON BAGGING, Amer. hemp,.
· yard, 13
To CORRESPONDENTS.-Communications have been received FEATUERS,
from Alexander McDonald, John Lewis, Wm. Murdock, L. T. FLAX, American,
Talbot, J. C ****t, An Amateur Gardener, and A Sumner Resi. FLOUR, Northern and Western, ........bbl. 3 02 4 25
dent of East Jersey. Fancy,
The Editor of the Maine Cultivator is informed that we know Suthern, .........do. 3 50
of no pure Cheriot Sheep short of Wisconsin, and that these are Richmond City Milly,
..do. 5 50
helint a high figure. Improved Cheviots always command high Rye,
..do. 2 50 2 75
prices in Scotland, say from 5 to 20 guincas each. CRAIN--Wheat, Western,..
Transwer to J. B. of Annapolis, concerning “Destroying the
Wheat Fly," quoted from the Quebec Gazette, in our last No., Rye,..
he is right in supposing that orpiment is the auri pigmentum of Corn, Northern,....
old chemists, or the sulphuret of arsenic, of the moderns. We preSouthern, .. ...do. 60
sume it is meant that the burning of this article should be on the Barley,.. ........do. 47
windward side of a field of wheat, at a yard or two distant, ia Oats, Northern,........ ..........do.
order to drive the insects away.
200 3 00 HAY, in bales,
PLEASE TO TAKE NOTICE, ....100 lbs 45 HEJP, Russia, clean,...
....ton. 215 00
4 225 00
That Mr. C. W. Hubbell is no longer authorized to take snb. • American, aler-rottod, ......do. 105 00 185 00 scriptions for the American Agriculturist, and that the authority
American, dlew-rotted,.. ..........do. 75 00 « 125 00 given by the publishers, Saxton & Miles, is hereby revoked. All HUDES, Southern,
Ef persons are forbid paying the suid Hubbell any monies for this HOPS,
18 paper hereafter, HORNS,
......... 100. 1 00 700 New York, August 24tk, 1846. LEAD, pig,
.........do. 3 56
3 75 Sheet and bar,.. ......... lb. 4
5 MEAL, Corn,....
........ bbl. 2 56
3 00 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.-List of Premiums of the 19th Annual Corn,.... ......hhd. 14 75 15 50
Fair of the Aincrican Institute, in be opened on the 9th of OctoNOLASSES, New Orleans,.
31 ber, at New York, has been received--aiso of the Fair to be MUSTARD, American,
opened at Hartford, Ct., on the 230 of this month-and of the NAVAL STORES-Tar,....... ......bbl. 1 75
Hamilton County Agricultural Society, to be held at Carthage, Pitch,
N. Y., on the 24th to 20th instant-likewise a Prospectus from Rosin,... ..........do. 55
65 Lindley Murray Ferris, President of the Orange County, N.Y. Turpentine,....
Scieatific and Practical Agricultural Institute.
85 OIL, Linseed, American,
MERINO Bucks.-We understand that Mr. A. L. Bing ham, of Castor, .............do.
Cornwall, Vermont. will exhibit 30 to 10 head of Merino Bucks, Lard,..
60 OIL CAKE
at the N. Y. Sute Ag. Show at Auburn, this month, most of 100 lbs. 1 05
1 50 PEAS, Field,
which will be for sale.
..... bush. 1 23 1 59 PLASTER OF PARIS, ................ton. 2 38 3 00 Ground, in bbls., ... .of 300 lbs. 1 12 1 25
AGENTS FOR THE AMERICAN AGRICULTURIST. PROVISIONS-Beel, Mess,..
6 25 9 00
....B. Myers. Rounds, in pickle,..lo. 4
6 Philadelphin.......J. M. Campbell and David Landreth. Pork, Mess, ....bbl. 9 50 12 00 Washington, Pa...,...
......Dr. R. R. Reed. Prime, ........................do. 7 88 9 00 Albany, N. Y...
........E. H. Pease. Lard,
51" 7 Syracuse, N. Y....Stoddard & Babcock and L. W. Ilall. Bacon sides, Sinoked, .............do. 3
4 Auburn, N. Y.....
Alden & Markham. In pickle,.... ......do. 3 4 Rochester, N.Y......
.......C.F. Crossman. Lamis, Smoked, ...................do.
Buffalo, N. Y.........
......J. H. Butler & Co.
. Sarton & Kelt. Shoulders, Smoked,. .......do.
6 Milwaukie, Wis. Ter.................llale & Hopkins. Pickled,
...S. F. Gale & Co. RICE, .................100 Ib3. 3 00
4 00 Columbus, (n , and Montgomery, Ala.....Hall & Moses. SALT, .............................sack, 1 40
1 50 St. Louis, Mo...
...Halsall & Collet. Common, ...................... bush. 20
Morton & Griswold. SEEDS-Clover,. ...................lb. 6 9 Louisville, Ky........
George Lapping & Co. Timothy,... .......7 bush. 10 00 16 00
A.G. Mann. Flax, clean, .......................do. 10 00 11 00 New Orleans....... .D. Baker & Co. and N. Steele. rough,
......W. H. Moore & Co. SODA, Ash, cont'g 80 per cent. soda,... .lb.
3 Charleston, S. C.
.J. Thompson. Sulphate Soda, ground, .......do. Athens, Geo.....
J.J. Richards, SUGAR, New Orleans,.................. do.
7 Savannuk, Ga......... ....... Denslow & Webster. SUMAC, American,....................ton,
35 00 37 50 Norfolk, Va............ ............J. Vickery, Jr. TALLOW,
................. lb. 61" 72 Richmond, Va.......... .............Wm. Palmer TOBACCO, ..................do. 2
............GS. Tainter. WHISKEY, American,..................gal.
Woodland, La., East Feliciana........ Rev. A. W. Pool. WOOLS, Saxony,........................1b.
, Merino., ...
...do. 25 Half blood, ........................ do.
Bound volumes can be obtained of any of our Agents at $1.25 Common do.....
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NEW YORK AGRICULTURAL WAREHOUSE.
Milis. Price from $:'I to $25.
Also a large supply of Sinclair's, Thorn's, Stevens', and Ho The Proprietors of this Establishment are constantly increasing vey's Stalk, Straw, and Ilay Cutters. Price from $8 to $30. their stock, which now covers nearly seventy acres of ground, Corn Shellers of all patterns, from $710 $50. and inciudes every desirable variety of Fruit and Ornamental Burr Stone Mills, of various patierns, from 12 to 36 inch stones Trees, Shrubs, Roses, Vines, &c.
Price from $25 to $100. Their possession of specimen grounds for the testing of every Improved Horse Powers, Ross's, Warren's, Trimble's, and variety of fruit they cultivale', andlords them increased facilities for Taplin's—Also Wheeler's celebrated Railway Power. the attainment of correctness. They would also call attention to Threshers of ditt rent patterns, with or without Separators. their large assortment of Foreign Grapes, some seventy varieties Also Corn and Cob Crushers. Price $30. of which they are fruiting neder glass.
Corn Shellers, with Mill attached for grinding. Price $12. To venders, and those who purchase in large quantities, libe Clover and Sugar Mills, and Roll Culiers. ral discounts will be made,
Ruggles, Nourse & Mason's celebrated Centre draught Plows, Catalogues can be obtained gratis, of the Proprietors hy mail, of all patterns and sizes. of Parsons & Lawrence, No. 10 Pine Streel, or of A. B. Allen, New York cheap Southern Plows, made up by Patent Machi187 Waier Street, New York.
nery, of best White Oak timber, and first-rate quality of castings,
cousisting of the following patterns :-DURHAM CATTLE FOR SALE.
No. 101 The Subscriber offers for sale his entire herd of thorough-bred
12 Durhan Cattle. It consists of bulls, cows, heifers, and calves, lo
Corn. the number of 25 head. It has been bred with great care, and
No. 2, M. & Co. with special reference to its dairy properties. For pedigrees,
" 3, M. & Co. see the American Herd Book ; and for a knowledge of this stock,
4. M. & Co. I would refer to A. B. Allen, 187 Water Street, New York. For
14 Dutcher's. further particulars inquire of PAOLI LATHROP.
Ditto. South Hadley Falls, Mass., Aug., 1846. 21
Nos. 18, 19, 20, 21, Miner & Horton's.
Castings for all the above. at very low prices.
Also Meyer's Improved Premium Bergen Plows, made up in a A Farm of 325 acres, in Fishkill, Dutchess County. It is one superior manner. A. B. ALLEN, 187 Water Street, N.Y. of the choicest sections in the County. The Farm is partly of high limestone land, and with some rich alluvial meadows lying LINNÆAN BOTANIO GARDEN AND NURSERY, along the Matteawan Creek. The buildings are new and exten. sive-the fences all good-and the soil in fine condition. In
(LATE OF WILLIAM PRINCE, Decesed) creased production can be obtained from inexhaustible supplies FLUSHING, LONG ISLAND, NEAR NEW YORK. of muck and linestone on the farm. It lies 5 miles from the Hudson River; which with the villages, mills, and factories known as Prince's, and exclusively designated by the above
The New Proprietors of this ancient and celebrated Nursery, around, afturd near and abundant market. To a gentleman, the beauty of this part of the country, and the
title for nearly fifty years, offer for sale a more extensive variety
of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Plants, &c., than variety of scenery, make it a desirable country residence. For further particulars address (post-paid) William Van Wyck, can be found in any other Nursery in the United States, and the
genuineness of which may be depended on ; and they will unre Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York.
millingly endea vor to inerit the confidence and patronage of the September, 1846.
public, by integrity and liberality in dealing, and moderation in
charges. SUPERIOR STRAWBERRY PLANTS.
Descriptive Catalogues, with directions for Planting and CalThe Subscribers have now ready for delivery from their garden ture, furnished gratis, to those desirous of purchasing, on appliat Astoria, L. I., several thousands of the besí Strawberry plants cation posi-paid, and orders promptly executed. in coltivation, and among them a limited stock of a new and un
WINTER & CO., Proprietors. surpassed American Seedling, called " North's Victory," raised Flushing, Long Island, September 1st, 1846. by an intelligent practical gardener in the country, and which for size, flavor, and great product, is not surpassed by any foreign or
A BOOK FOR FARMERS. domestic variety as present known. We have tested its qualltles for two seasons, and assert with confidence, and warrant, as
A System of Book-keeping, as applied in practice to the bust
ness of Jobbing Merchants, City Retail Merchants and Country sta ted. Price $1 per dozen-the plants strongly rooted, three in a pot, which can be divided and planted out immediately, the Merchants, with a concise plan of accounts, for all persons, in present moist season being highly favorable w their rooting froily being a self-instructor, and for the nse of schools.
one book, suited to Mechanics, Farmers, and Professional men; in the ground.
By James Also Hovey's Boston Pine, 82 per dozen-Buiat's (of Phila
Arlington Bennett, LL.D., author of the American Practieal Sys
lew of Book-koeping, by double entry, &c. delphia) Prize, $2 per dozen-Princess Alice Muude, $1 per
SAXTON & MILES, Publishers, dozen, very early and fine-Princess Royal, 82 per dozenBritish Queen, $3 per 100--Myatt's Eliz, $3 per 100--this
No. 205 Broadway, New York last is a superior variety, good benrer, and of exquisite pino flavor -extra fine.-Prince Albert (TRTE), 31.50 per dozen-Victoria,
PERUVIAN GUANO AT REDUCED PRICES. 82 per 100, one of the very best in cultivation-- Iowa, $1 per The subscriber keeps this superior fertilizer constantly on dnzen, fine new sort-Swainstone, $1 per dozen, with several hand for sale, in bags, barrels, half barrels, and kegs. It comes oiher sorts, but those named above are among the best. All the direct from the Agent of the Pernvian Company, and is warranted above are in pota, strongly rooted, and making runners, a much seoulae and of a first rate quality. better mode than hastily taking up and planting out, as the
Five tons and over... ........2 cents per lh plants having little stability in themselves, are killed by a single Ono ton and under five tons...... 21-8
do day's exposure to the sun; this is why so many fail to grow.
Half a ton and under one ton.........2 1-4 do Also Scotch Pine Apple or Crimson Cone, an unrivalled sort, Under half a ton........
......2 1-2 do. possessing every good quality, $2 per 100-carefully transplanted This Guano is packed in bags weighing from 120 to 150 lbs.; from the bed, and well packed. J. M. THORBURN & CO., barrels, from 220 to 250 lbs.; hali barrels from 115 10:30 lbs.
15 John Street. kegs about 60 lbs. each. When a larger quantity than one
ton is taken, it is expected it will be in bags. Nó allowance
for tare, and no charge for packages. Cartage extra. FOR SALE, AT ASTORIA, Lola
A. B. ALLEN, 187 Water Street, N. Y. A delightful Country Residence--House, Bam, Ice- Honse, &c., with 3 acres of land, highly cultivated--beautiful Iledges, PATENT SYRINGES AND GARDEN ENGINES. Shrubbery, and Flowers, ahundance of Fruit of all kinds, a fine view of the East River-Churches, Schools, Physicians--facili York Agricultural Warehonse. Price of Syringes from $4 i Sk.
Manufactared and improved by M. Pool, and sold at the New ties for coinmunicating with the city every hour of the day. Indeed, everything that is desirable in a country residence. For
Garden Engine from $25 to $30. Surther particulars inquire of COOK & SMITH, 68 Booth St.
A. B. ALLEN, No. 187 Water Street, N.Y.
Two hundred tons, tho balance of the ship Shakspeare's cargo White Flint, Red, and other superior kinds of Winter Wheat from Ichaboe, in tight casks, for sale, in lots, to suit parchasers for sale ; also Spring Wheat of various kinds. Rye of an excel The many experiments made this season from this cargo not ent lity, for fall sowing. Imperial Oats, the heaviest and only prove the gre gain in using it, but that it is equal, if not best kind raised in the United States, or that can be imported. superior, to any other guano.
A. B. ALLEN, 187 Water Street. N.X. Aug. 3, 1846. E. K. COLLINS & CO, 56 Sonth St.