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rye straw disagree with mules; how to increase manures 96.
GRICULTURAL, monthly reports of the state and prospect of crops, would tend to prevent ruinous fluctuations in prices 168. -Premiums-to be awarded by the Barnwell Farming agricultural society 76, 398-at the third Maryland cattle show 173-at the first exhibition and fair for Alleghany County Pa.) 209-at Fredericksburg (Virg.) of what they shall con sist 221-awarded, by the New-York society 86by the Maryland agricultural society 113, 115; discretionary 116-at the Philadelphia agricultural exhibition 136-at the Alleghany County (Penn.) fair 209-at the Rockville (Md.) cattle show 239 -at the Brighton (Mass.) cattle show, for stock, manufactures, inventions, &c. 250, 254-for agricultural productions 333-at the Rockingham, (N. H.) cattle show, for butter, cheese, and do mestic wine 276-at the Maryland, Easton cattle show 282, 283, 284-by the Fredericksburg, (Virg.) agricultural society 289-by the Barnwell Farmers' agricultural society 404---awarded, and to be awarded by the South Carolina agricultural society 404-to Mr. Derby of Massachusetts, for extraordinary production of vegetables 148-proper objects for 91-successively offered by the Massachusetts agricultural society for the best experiments on ploughing in green crops, unclaimed! 107-as at present bestowed, do not tend to improvement-experiments on doubtful points in husbandry, the only legitimate objects of 340.
-Schools, were contemplated by Washington as a branch of national education 147--are established in many parts of Europe; results to be anticipated from similar establishments in America 356, 366-report detailing the advantages to be derived from 356—would collect the best systems of improvement, multiply improved machinery, improve the morals of society, and increase the revenue of the state 357-ways and means of raising a fund for suggested 358. GRICULTURAL SOCIETIES, the Philadelphia, the oldest in America 65-modes of their usefulness 295--results taking place and to be anticipated from their formation 299--best stimulents to improvement 363.
-OF MASSACHUSETTS, rules and regulations to be observed at the cattle show 50-law granting certain privileges to 51--Brighton cattle show; reports and awards of premiums for stock, domestic manufactures, &c. 250 a 254-for agricultural productions 333.
-Of NEW YORK-premiums awarded by for superior butter 86-beautiful American Leghorns exhibited at; extraordinary prices received and offered for 287.
Of ONTARIO COUNTY, (N. Y.) Gideon Granger's letter on resigning the presidency of 295. Of PENNSYLVANIA--meeting to establish 248 -organized; elect officers and adopt a constitution 299-resolutions adopted at the first meeting of; provide for the award of premiums; committee of, report favorably on Pope's hand thrashing machine 387-John H. Powell's papers on the culture of mangle wurtzle and millet 388.
Of PHILADELPHIA, the first for a long time in America; publish Nicholas Biddle's address to 65-exhibition and distribution of premiums by, for stock 121, 122, 123—-implements 124—-domestic manufactures 136.
Of BUCK'S COUNTY, (Pa.) published Mr. Jas. Worth's address on the ravages of insects 394. Of MARYLAND-addressed by Robert Smith, Esq. describing the method of preparing cattle food on the Orange Farm 81--proceedings; awards of premiums, &c. 113--committee meetng at Easton, to decide on subjects for premims 152-premiums and order to be observed in heir bestowment 173-editorial notices respect
ing 232, 272-proceedings at Easton, motions and resolutions 281--reports of the several committees on stock, implements of husbandry, &c. 282, 283, 284-proposal to form a permanent fund for 335-arrangements for the next cattle show will soon be made 400.
-Of QUEEN ANN'S COUNTY, (Md.) addressed by Col. T. Emory 153.
-Of MONTGOMERY COUNTY, (Md.) proceedings and resolutions; address of Archibald Lee to 89.
The Delegation of the United of Virginia, direct the publication of Dr. William J. Cocke's papers on the treatment of soils; on the ploughing in of green vegetable matter 318-and on the application of other manures 319-Doctor John H. Cocke's on fallowing for wheat 323-R. P. Bar ton's on the same subject 332-on the best plan of husbandry adapted to the lower part of Virginia 325-report on agricultural premiums; as bestowed, tend not to general improvement; resolutions 340-on the state of agriculture in Prince George County (Virg.) 347-Doctor J. Jones' address to the Nottaway Society, on the science of agriculture; suggests the annexation of libraries to societies; governmental interferance with any one prominent interest for the advantage of another, pernicious 363, 364. -Of FREDERICKSBURG (Virg.) anniversary meeting of; choice of officers; addressed by president Garnett 41, 49-scheme of an annual fair 220-proceedings of, report on stock, implements and manufactures exhibited at 289toasts drank at the dinner, and president Garnett's address 290.
-Of NEILSON COUNTY, (Virg.) to be established for a special purpose 39. -Of ALBEMARLE, (Virg.) proceedings; pub. lish P. Minor's paper on a premium crop of Indian corn 73-also, T. J. Randolph's, on early fallows and manures 82-elect officers; resolves providing for a professorship of agriculture in the University of Virginia; circular on the subject 273-award a piece of plate to Thomas M. Randolph for introducing horizontal ploughing 273.
-Of PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, (Vir.) report on the deplorable condition of agriculture in that county 347,
of NORTH CAROLINA, publish professor Olmstead's remarks on the preparation of mortar
-Of SOUTH CAROLINA, premiums to be awarded by in 1824; awarded at its exhibition; monstrous hog 404-publish Doctor J. S. Bellinger's communication on the cultivation of premium crops of corn and potatoes 404. -Of BARNWELL DISTRICT, (S. C.) premiums to be awarded by 398-awarded 405. -Of WHARFSDALE (Eng.) exhibition of fine cattle; premiums relinquished 127. ALBION, to Henry Clay, on the Hereford breed of
-Letters, from a father to a son-1st, general instruction and admonition; 2d, his plan of a farm; quantity and value of stock for, and practice leading to a regular system of farming and grazing 389; 3d, hints on the handling and selecting of sheep 405.
-On naked barley; makes excellent pasture, but troublesome to thrash 399. ALKALIES, vegetable, will render wood, linen, cotton, &c. incombustible 391. ALLITERATION, specimens of 174. A. M on draining and irrigating 303. AMERICAN ENTERPRISE, a suit of clothes quickly made 262.
AMERICAN FARMER, noticed by resolutions of agricultural societies 89, 289. -Complete sets of may be had; agents for, &c. 336. AMERICAN GARDENER, (Cobbett's system) on the situation, soil, fencing, and laying out of
gardens; making and managing of hot beds and green houses; and on the propagation and culu vation of vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers 297-prefatory suggestions 297-the quick set hedge recommended for fencing; described and how to cultivate 305---to lay out 307---on making and managing of hot beds 315---of green houses 321-on propagating and cultivating in general 329, 357---sort of seed; caution necessary to be observed in ascertaining the character of, that they are true and sound; how to separate good from bad; to save and preserve the most impor tant part of a gardener's business 329---number of years that certain seeds may be kept 330- -on sowing; preparation of the soil; some seeds better to be sown in the fall; how to protect; advantage of sowing in drills or rows; simple tool for small work; and a fixture to a roller for large described 337; transplanting, notwithstanding all that has been written on the subject, should not be done in wet weather 338; after manage. ment, or cultivating 338-method to discover the distance to which certain roots extend 38, 339 -watering of plants of little use, and a vulgar error that the soil grows tired of the same sort of plant 339.
Vegetables and herbs--to cultivate the artichoke, asparagus, balm, basil, bean and beet 345, 346-broccoli, brunet, cabbage 353 --calebash, cale, sea cale, camomile, capsicum, caraway, carrots and cauliflower 354, 355-celery, chervil, cives, coriander, Indian corn, corn sallad, cress, cucumber, dandelion 361-dock, endive, garlick, fennel, gourd and hop 362horse raddish, hyssop, Jerusalem artichoke, Javender, leek, lettuce, mangel wurtzel, marjoram, marygold, melon and mint 369-mustard, nasturtion, onion, parsley, parsnips, pea 370-pennyroyal, pepper, pepper grass, potato, pumpkin, purslain, raddish, rampion, rape, rhubarb, rosemary, rue, ruta baga, sage, salsafy, samphire, savory, savoy, scorzenera, shalot, skirret, sorrel, spinach, squash, tansy, tarragon, thyme and tomatum, 31-turnip 377.
-Fruits, propagation, cuttings, layers, budding, and grafting 377-planting 378-cultivation 379 ---apple, apricot, barberry, cherry, chesnut, cranberry, currant 385---filbert, goosberry 386---specific directions for planting, rearing and trimming the grape vine 393---and the peach 401--the huckleberry, madeira nut, medler, melon, mulberry, nectarine and nut 394---pear, plums, quince, raspberry 401---strawberry and walnut 402. -Flowers, the directions for planting, transplanting and cultivating vegetables applicable here; alphabetical list of the choicest to propagate; althea frutext, anemone 402---arbutus, china astre, auricula, azalia, balsam, briar, camellia, carnation, catalpha, clove, columbine, cowslip, crocus, daisey, geranium 403---guelder rose, hawthorn, heart's ease, heath, hollyhock, honeysuckle, hyacinth, jasmin, jonquil, kalmia, killcalf, laburnham, larkspur, lilac, lily of the valley, locust, lupin, magnolia, mignonette, morning star, myrtle, narcissus, passion flower, pœony, sweet pea, pink, polyanthus, poppy 409---primrose, ranuncules, rhododendron, rose, Siberian crab, snow drop, stock, syringa, sweet william, tuberose, tulip, violet and wall flower 410. AMERICAN Leghorns, (see bonnets.) ANDERSON, J. L. on the formation of mortar 30. ANCIENT WRITERS on agriculture do not inspire
very favorable opinions either of their science or practice; superstitions of 65. ANIMALS, domestication and culture diversifying,
great improvements in may probably be made by attention in breeding (See natural history of the hog 211-best formed are produced by large females and small males 313. -Several of the Teeswater blood, for sale by the editor 48.
ANIMALS---a singular and fatal one, in the Province
of Texas 375,
ANIMALCULES, enquiry into their nature; obser-
vations tending to show that they are probably
the source of vegetable life 411.
ANTI-MONOPOLY, in notice of Mr. Valks, and Mr.
Cary's views relative to restrictive duties, refers
to the columns of the Farmer for a refutation of
their arguments, &c. 111, 112---objects to the
requisition of names to communications, where
argument alone is introduced 112.
ANTIQUITY, ruins of Macbeth and McDuff's castles
ASIES, it is erroneous that they should be slacked
before using 30...of burnt clay it is supposed will
keep off the cut worm 64---of wood or vegeta-
bles repellant to the turnip fly 149.
ASPARAGUS, its great value; to cultivate and ob-
tain early in the season 345.
ASSES, exhibited at the Maryland cattle show 113.
ATLAS, editorial notice of Carey and Lee's Ameri-
ATWOOD THOMAS, ascribes the distress of Ire-
land to the resumption of specie payments;
parliament by restoring the ancient measure of
value, and of course the prices of value, ought
in common honesty to have restored the ancient
obligations of value; a retention of real a-
mount in taxes, tythes and rents, when the
prices of labour and property are diminished onc❤
half in consequence of the scarcity of money,
is ruinous to the productive classes of society,
and beneficial alone to the monied class 235, 236,
BATHS, when proper to be used-comparative ad.
vantages to be derived from cold, cool, warm and
hot-a vulgar error that the body should be cool
on entering the cold, should be entered sudden-
ly-morning the best time-and one should not be
inactive in 15.
BEECH, the tree was greatly admired by the ancients,
its nut yields a fine oil-for timber ranks next to
the Oak and Ash 137.
BEEF, receipts for pickling 270, 271.
BEE HIVES, rules for ascertaining good from bad 3,
33-in September may be easily known 33--to
examine and to remove 4-German method of
obtaining honey from 379.
BEES, causes of failure in keeping-proper manage-
ment of swarms-their assailment of a Scotch-
man 5-to manage in January and February, to as-
certain their state of health-how to treat if
unhealthy 9-to manage in March 10-a subject
of congratulation in April when drones appear
swarms follow, and new hives should be prepared
-the twilight butterfly and wasps destruction to
-indications of an attack upon-artificial swarm-
ing not to be encouraged 17-prognostics of an
abundant population-period of swarming...no
swarm can be expected from a hive divested of
drones-to introduce from other hives 19-second
swarms thrown off in June, of no value unless two
can be incorporated into one-should be intro-
duced into the parent hive-method-seen in
clusters indicate a crowded condition--to accom-
modate one of the best months to establish an
Apiary to distinguish a first from a second
swarm 25, 33-newly hived should be fed in bad
weather in July guard against stranger bees and
wasps symptoms of the approaching decay of
particular hives appear-described 25-the best
hives where drones are earliest destroyed--liable to
assailment in August from wasps-healthy hives
should not be disturbed-destroy not too early 26
-September a good month to establish hives-a
swarm preferable to an old stock-the drone the
life and soul of a hive...if they appear this month,
the hive defective-intimation from the bees that
they should be destroyed should be immediately
followed up 33-in October should be liberally
fed-suitable diet-hives should now be covered
-should not be kept too warm in winter...they
cluster only in a state of torpor 34-hives should
be carefully visited in November and particular at-
tention paid to late swarms-secured against
high winds 34-little to do in December but to
keep hives free from snow-should be little mo.
lested in cold weather 34.
BIRDS, the wanton destruction of, has tended to
the multiplication of destructive insects 395.
BLACKLEDGE, William, on the North Carolina
mode of cultivating the pea---solicits information
as to the English method of drying and splitting
BLACKBERRY, the root, leaves and fruit all medici-
BLACKIE, Francis on underdraining 150.
BLEACHING, the oxi-muriate of lime used for linen
in the piece with success 214---oil of vitriol as a
solvent suggested 214-also oxi muriatic gas----
mode of application 214.
powder, formula and modern improvements in 214.
BLIGH's J. Mr. remedy for hoven oxen 126.
BOAT, newly invented, propelled without oars, sails or
B. S. thinks the weeping willow a healthy tree in the
neighbourhood of rice plantations 183.
BUCK WHEAT, a great exhauster 108.
BUCK, Ephraim, enquires respecting the culture of
clover--an accidental experiment indicates that
it had better be sown alone first 344-his ac-
count of the Bridgetown New Jersey hog,
on which the challenge to New York and Virgi-
nia was grounded 408-value of the foxite and
mercer potato 408.
BUDDING (see grafting) modes of 6, 263, 377.
BUEL, Jesse, thinks a light soil best for turnips, and
those grown late best for the table 276.
BUILDING, perishable and defective modes of, as-
BURKBECK, Mr. dating from Illinois, thinks nothing
promising there but agricultural industry---the
departments of surveying and teaching fully oc-
BUTTER, in the winter season acquires a yellow hue
from the use of corn husks, blades and clover,
steamed as cow food 81---carrot juice mixed with
cream produces the same effect 96---premiums
awarded for superior 86---salting diminishes
the weight of 197---estimate of the quantity
of New Hampshire sold in Boston market--too
little attention paid to quality---consequent loss
276---exhibited at the Maryland cattle show 284
extraordinary produce of from twenty cows 288...
to make as well in cold, as in warm weather 288
---as practised on Orange farm by aid of Baer's
stove fixtures 367---Russian method of making
302.-quantity produced at Hampton dairy and
average price obtained for 360.
BY LAWS of the Alleghany (Pennsylvania) agricultu-
ral society 209.
BYWATER, on the physiology of plants---theory of
CABBAGES, may profitably be raised in field for cat.
tle food 52: used for cows should be trimmed
of decayed leaves 320: extraordinary product of
CALVES, liable to a disease called quarter evil,
what occasioned by 46, 228: complaint describ-
ed and treatment recommended 46: an extraor
dinary looseness in, to cure 399.
Extraordinary, 384, 288, 208.
CANALS, the attention given to promise great advan-
tage to the country, the glory of a great example
belongs to N. York, five new ones contemplated
in New England, Ohio employs an engineer to
make surveys for, Baltimore contemplates sixty
miles of to secure the navigation of the Susque-
hanna river, no cause of jealously to Philadel
phia, the resources of that state equal to a full
supply of both ports 51: reports of the commit-
tees of the Legislatures of Maryland on 91, 138,
147 cheap price of travelling on the western
288 sketch of the great northern 309: interest-
ing facts respecting 391.
-The first locks used on projected by the Vene-
CANDLES, a wooden wick rolled in preferabie to
cotton alone for 10.
CANKER and Moss, exist on the same soil, under
certain circumstances coexistent 148.
CAPONS, enquiry as to the most approved method
of making 371.
CARBON, useful in fattening hogs 158, 392.
CARR, Wm. C's enquiries respecting a new invented
hemp breaker 412.
CARROTS, a deep loamy soil suitable for the culti-
vation of, directions for preparing seed, sowing
&c. 5 grow more in October than in any pre-
vious month, to keep 6: given as food to cows,
or the juice of mixed with cream, impart a sum-
mer hue and flavor to butter 96.
CASHEW NUT TREE, every way valuable,fruit, ker-
nell, leaves, and for timber 145.
CASKS, an easy method of ascertaining the contents
ASTOR OIL, enquiry as to the best method of
procuring the oil from the bean 271: answered,
an emulsion of the seed prepared, operates as
mildly and effectually as the oil 312.
CATS, antipathies and partialities towards 396.
CATTLE, distiller's wash for the fattening of evi-
dently improve 38: dry should not have their
food too much thinned by water 81; a disten-
sion of the stomach of necessary; steaming
food for by converting every sort of fodder into
nourishing food enables to keep a large number
and increases the quantity of manure, the pri
mum mobile of husbandry 82: the practice of
salting food in the winter for pernicious, better to
season the hay when packed 160: on improving
the breed of? 110, 166, 174: may distinct breeds
of under judicious management be crossed with
reasonable prospect of improvement 167: muscle
instead of fat in,the most profitable 40: their great
utility for farming purposes, how to train and pro-
fit from rearing 125: milch should not be penned
on summer nights 199: maxims respecting 227:
the soil on the borders of lake Erie suitable to
232 enumeration of the virtues and properties of
244: with some exceptions subject to the same
diseases as the human system 224.
-Valuable, for sale; to ascertain the weight of by
measurement 185, to cleanse from vermin 383:
fat for the New York market 398: premium ex-
hibited at the Philadelphia County exhibition
122: a fine lot for the Baltimore market 416:
to cure the mange in 303; native race of, weights
CHAMBERS Thomas, asks if an oil may not be ex-
tracted from the holly-berry? 352.
CHAMPION Charles, Esq. takes two premiums for
a bull and heifer at the English Board of Agricul
turist's Cattle Show, editorial inference in conse.
quence 102: writes to the editor a description
of his bull Aid de-camp that obtained the first
London premium, was very successful at the
Doncaster agricultural meeting 232.
CHASE, Thomas, reports an account of the success-
ful cultivation of the grape in Georgia 407.
CHERRIES, an historical incident, origin of “the
feast of" 163.
CHEESES, the Parmesan are made on the plains
bordering the Italian Po 162.
CHESNUT TREE, brought to Europe from Sardis,
probably native of Great Britain, the great tree
near Mount Actra, its bark useful in dying and
-Horse, the tree ornamental, fruit useful to horses
in certain complaints, and bark equal to the oak
for tanning 163.
CHIMNIES, the orifice of should be oval and plaster-
CHOCOLATE TREE, its nativity,uses and value 145.
CHRYSTALLO, CERAMIE, a patent so called tak-
en out in England for ornamental incrustation in
glass, brought to a high state of perfection, cy-
phers, portraits, landscapes, &c. are incorporated
in the very grass, 74.
CHYMISTRY, a general principle in that substances
combine more readily at the moment of disen-
gagement, hence the utility of ploughing in
green crops 108.
CIDER, fruit abundant and water scarce, inferred that
it will be unadulterated 215; the natural beve-
rage of New England; that the crab.apple will
make the best a conceit of ignorance, juice of
an unripe apple more injurious to than that of
a defective one 238: general rules resulting from
remarks on making &c. 239
CIDER, high price of Shaker's sold in Boston, 328.
Mill and Press, described 280.
-Porcelain, enquiries respecting by the proprie-
tors of a bed of 383: directed to an answer 405.
CLIMATE, ours is favorable to the culture of fruit
trees 107: delightful on the borders of lake
CLODHOPPER, Timothy, facetiously enquires of
the editor what breed of cattle he will now re-
commend, when so much discussion exists decis-
ion is lost in the argument 55.
CLODPOLE, on the proper time of sowing wheat,
early best, thinks the fly indigenous 269.
CLOVER, at the time of turning down preparatory
for a wheat crop should be largely plastered, a
great improver of land; objections 108: to feed
safely off of with breeding stock 110.
Does it require a sheltering crop? 344.
Ley, ribbing preparatory to seeding wheat or
oats a useful practice 295.
-Seed, March the period for sowing 367; Bol-
ton's mill for cleaning 8: Baldwin's of Winches-
ter, (Virg.) 31.
COCOA NUT TREE, account of the and its proper-
COBBETT Wm. (for his system of gardening see
COFFEE, Domestic, the native barley formerly used
for and found superior to rye, how to make 382.
COFFEE TREE, history of the, propert es of and
when introduced into Europe 164: the tree is an
evergreen and should be cultivated for its beau-
COCKE, John H. on deep tilth, to effect without bury-
ing the soil 72: on fallowing for wheat, and on
the best plan of husbandry for the light soils of
the lower part of Virginia 324, 325.
COLLING, Charles, to him belongs the merit of hav-
ing produced the Teesewater breed of cattle 166.
COMMERCE gives less impulse to agriculture than
manufactures, that its channels would be narrow-
ed by encouraging manufactures erroneous 63.
COMPARISON OF SEASONS, judicious to notice, the
flowering of certain plants indicative of the tem-
perature of soil and direct to the proper period
of planting tender plants, days of the blossoming
of several plants for nine years, when the apple-
tree blossoms, safe to plant corn, squashes and
melons; early seasons only so far advantageous as
they extend the season of farming labor 76.
COMPLETE HORSEMAN, marks whereby to judge
of a horse's age, hints on shoeing 227.
COMPOSITION for weather boarding and for fenc-
CONGRESS, new apportionment of the members of
the house 255: classes, professions &c. of the
members of the 17th 103.
COOPER, Dr. correction of his axioms on dying 13,
CORN, how to make bread from grown 39.
Indian, a staple of Virginia, best method of culti
vating, thought by some that unnecessary la-
bour is bestowed on, the hand hoe cannot be
dispensed with, on light sandy soils cultivation
of should be continued late 42: given to cattle in
the ear, the most wasteful mode of feeding 49:
the old and new mode of getting in contrasted 58:
according to the new the most desirable fallow
crop to precede wheat 59: high ridges and water
furrows for condemned 64: should not have the
barberry in its neighborhood 137: the propriety
of cutting down the most productive southern
questioned, experiments unfavorable to the prac-
tice, can southern be cut and shocked green with
safety to corn and fodder? 143.
The robin preys on a worm destructive to and
ought to be protected by legislative interference
200: the cut worm destructive to in Roanoke,
Rasped and prepared like mush an excel let
-Seed, the black preferable to the green, yields
well of oil, equal in value to corn meal after ex-
pression 34: imported from the Isle of France by
James Buchanan 376.
-Gin, important improvement in, illustration of by
cuts &c. promised by the editor 331: fully de-
-Planters, their opinion that countervailing duties
will be laid on cotton and tobacco if importations
of manufactures be checked, a mistaken one 63 :
important information to 376.
--Plantations, estimates of the value of in land ex-
pense of working and profits, they nett from three
to four per cent. 308, 309.
-Market of Great Britain, condition of the, esti-
mated surplusages of in January 1823, 231:
prices and sales of in Liverpool 271, 392.
COUNTRYMAN, a, thinks that soapsuds as a manure
deserves more consideration than has been be-
stowed upon it 100.
cows should not be penned during the night in
warm weather 199, 200: to save manure from, pen
them conveniently to water from nine in the
morning till four o'clock in the afternoon 199:
fed on yellow turnips give milk and butter of
quality with summer 38: in milk should have
their food reduced to a wash 81: particular ones
in New England equal to any in Old England,
owners of valuable should be particular regard-
ing their intercourse 251: decayed leaves should
Mr. Stemson's method of raising 216.
-Crossed, received by the editor, tendency to de--Large, of corn 415.
-Sweet, when and how introduced into Massachu-
setts, disposed to assimilate in character to the
local, to produce a retrograde 160.
-Guinea, a sample of received by the editor, very
productive, good for horses and cattle 344.
-Flint, a premium crop of, how cultivated 404.
An early, great yield of 396.
-Grown, how to make bread from 39.
-Stocks, may be converted into excellent cattle CUCUMBER, the, is a native of Africa,when introduc
food for the whole winter 81.
ed into England, ancient method of cultivating
COSMETIC, indian meal the best 55:
169 is a cooling wholesome fruit, useful to the
consumptive, should grow in every garden, ma-
nure to sow 107.
COTTAGER'S Manual, for the management of bees
throughout every month in the year 1, 9, 17, 25,
COTTON,interesting account of the plant,the Egyp-
tians first made cloth of, its great importance to
the manufactures and commerce of Great Britain,
increase of value upon a pound of, and reasons
for its producing inflammation when applied to
wounds 331, 332.
COTTON,table of calculations as to what may be paid
for it in America, to be landed in Liverpool at a
certain price86; the prices of compared with those
of sugar show the disadvantage of cultivating
307: a change of practice the necessary conse-
quence with the cultivator, effects of such change
on Great Britain 308.
-Method of guarding against rot in 14: samples of
received by the editor from Illinois, quality 158,
331: if mixed with oil or fat liable to sponta-
neous combustion 131: method of cultivating at
CROPS, state of in North Carolina, Maryland an
Virginia, 183,184: not affected by the drought i
the neighborhood of Boston, an abundant harves
and unadulterated cider expected in consequence
of a scarcity of water 215.
CROPPER, BENSON and Co's views in relation to
the culture of cotton 307.
CROSSING or STOCK, advantage of judiciously 174
succeeds best where the advantage of size is on
the part of the female 313: effect of on the me
rino sheep 374.
C. S. on the arracacha, (Zanta currant,) flat dressing
machines, cidar mill, soap and bees 279.
CURRANT, Zante, of much value in domestic econo-
my, desirable to be obtained 279.
-Bushes, may be increased by dividing the bushes
or from slips 107, 119: indigenous to Great
Britain, anciently considered a species of the
CURWEN, Mr. his description of a steam apparatus
--Wine, methods of making 107, 277.
for preparing cattle food, estimate of the ex-
penses of soiling 36: turnips sown early obviate
the difficulty of procuring food for soiling in
April and September 46.
--On the Teesewater breed of cattle, the high
prices they command 40: good keep a pre
ventive to vermin in cattle and hogs 407.
CUTS, diagram of a canal near James river, illustra-
tive of the propriety of having an under coulter
to a plough 13.
DATE TREE, a species of the Palm-interesting ac-
count of the 181.
DAVIS, Gideon, for reasons set forth, thinks he was
unfairly dealt by in the award of a premium by
the committee of the Maryland cattle show to
Mr. Brown for the best plough 221.-Replied to
by Commodore Porter, the chairman, who de-
fends the committee against the implied censure
of partiality-their decision was to be made up-
on actual performance; and he adheres to the
opinion that it was a just one-thinks however,
very well of Davis's plough 222-replied to also
by Mr. Brown 263.
Suggests a method of expelling rats and mice
DAYTON'S Straw Cutter described, and improve-
ments on 350,
DEEP TILTH, an instrument wanting to effect 12-
J. H. Cocke's method of performing 71.
DELAPLANE, Joseph, describes his newly invented
Sub-stratum plough 22-contends against high
authority in favour of three coulters 103.
DELIRIUM, extraordinary cases of 99.
DENTRIFICE; powder, that will remove yellowness
from the teeth 328.
DESERTED VILLAGE, (Goldsmith's) origin of 79
DEVONSHIRE (English) cattle, superior to any
other for draught, beef, or product in milk 28.
DINSDALE W. M's composition for the preserva-
tion of harness-preserves leather from rot, hard-
ness or mould 167.
DISEASES; in the lower animals less numerous and
more uniform than those which assail man-ani-
mals inherit the bad as well as good qualities of
parents 133-of wild animals few, and yield to
the operations of nature-they acquire new and
more violent by civilization-should be studied,
and their remedies, from a principle of gratitude
243-and to preserve them from quackery 244-
of domestic animals similar to those which af
fect man 244.
Of Wheat, prevail in the neighbourhood of York,
Pennsylvania-enquiries respecting 380-experi-
ment to ascertain the sorts least liable to 134.
-Of Sheep described-symptoms, preventives and
remedies for 341-remedy for one to which they
are exposed from travelling in warm weather 270.
DISTILLERIES, in their use of grain, but little of
the food of man is consumed 38.
The wash of excellent for fattening cattle 39.
DOCTORING of seeds practiced in Great Britain to
defraud purchasers-method of 142.
DOGS, how to cure a complaint common to young
(when teething prabably) 200, 216.
DOMESTIC ANIMALS acquire diseases by civiliza-
tion-a principle of gratitude in man should
prompt to the investigation of their nature and
cure 243---their virtues and uses enumerated...
the inducement to physicians to consider their
claims on man of the most imperative nature 244
---indications of disease in 245.-Doctors Hildrop
and Hartley reason from scripture and analogy
for the immortality of 245.
DRAINING should be prudently done after proper
examination of land 303---effects of as practised
in the Val de Chiana 383.
DRILLING in husbandry, effected by aid of a block
DRIVERS of Carriages, &c. responsibility of employ
ers for the carelessness of 135, 399.
DROUGHT, severely felt in York, Virginia 200---in
Maine and New Hampshire 128.
DUPUY, J. on the debarking of fruit trees 175.
DUTIES, existing tariff defective, bears hardly
upon the poor---illustrated by an exhibit of
comparative 43.the practice of England and
France, shew the policy of a restricting system---
Holland quoted negatively--her suffering, attri-
butable to a contrary policy.--periodical returns
of national distress would be obviated by a judi-
cious restriction of foreign importations 44.
Revision of our tariff recommended---governmen-
tal interference with particular interests injurious
---agriculture, commerce and manufactures should
stand on their own footing 50.
DYEING; Hopson corrects some errors in Dr. Coop-
er's work on the subject 13-.-recommends the use
of wild indigo to supersede woad 198---that it will
answer as a substitute for, questionable---certain
colours cannot be obtained without woad---the
first step in is to cleanse the water from mineral
and animal substances 247. Hopson replies, and
shows that he has not been understood---thinks
his opponent does not understand the theory of
the subject on which he writes 277---his answers
to queries propounded by his opponent 284.
DYES, the, of Africa superior to any in the world 198.
DYSPEPTICS, suitable diet for 32---and method of
EASTMAN'S straw cutter, recommendations in fa-
vour of 46.
ECLIPSES for 1823, 413.
ECONOMY in feeding stock, of the highest impor-
tance to the public as well as the owner 81.
Method of breaking glassware 263.
ECONOMICAL Hydrostatic Lift, a desideratum of
importance in inland navigation; description and
mode of operation 78.
EDITOR, recommends the cultivation of the bee 16; re-
quests a dissertation on the cultivation of hops 32;
can hereafter simply publish a register of thereceipt
of seed, &c. 32; thinks a description of R. Smith's
milk establishment would be interesting to the Ma-
ryland Agricultural Society 37; compliments Mr.
Willis for his valuable suggestions 39; enquiries
propounded to, respecting the Devon breed of
cattle; do they sustain their English character in
America? 39; requests the return of numbers of
his paper not taken up at post offices 40; thinks
that the discussion of the great question of
governmental protection to domestic industry
may safely be left to the societies organised for
the support of agriculture and domestic manufac-
tures; advertises for sale several animals of the
Teeswater blood 48; in answer to Clodhopper hopes
the discussion on the merits of horned cattle will
not cease till we have obtained the best of all
foreign breeds 55; suggests that an opportunity
will be afforded at the ensuing cattle show to
purchase choice stock; requires that communica-
tions shall be sent fit for the press 64; sells to
Commodore Porter the Bergami and Columella
bulls; recommends them to the attention of those
whose animals may need their services 72; asks
for a description of a skim coulter to a plough 64;
is answered 86; enquires in what English pros-
perity consists? 62; would know the proper period
of transplanting evergreens 87; promises an ac-
count of the cattle show 96; advertises a Holder-
ness bull and Bakewell or Dishly or Leicester
sheep for sale 96; recommends attention to Mr.
Wright, an English agriculturist 95; in noticing
seed for sale by Mr. Redding, states that he has
had some cultivated under his own eye on which
the public may depend 112; compliments the
hospitality of General Ridgely 116; apologises
for the late appearance of the index to the third
volume 144; recommends that a particular account
be kept of imported stock; thinks it would be-
nefit the agricultural community to have the
character and pedigrees of such preserved in
this paper 151; compliments the officers of our
navy-to no class of the community is the agri-
cultural interest more indebted 161; intro-
duces the humorous oration on a hog 210.
defends the committee of the Maryland cattle
show against an implied charge of partiality
221; recommends to the attention of his readers
Phillips' historical and botanical account of plants
known in Great Britain 104; receives fruit from
Mr. Willis 184; advertises a North Devon bull
for sale 208; introducing a history of Irish disf
tress, disclaims a discussion of foreign politic
further than as they have a bearing on the in
terests of agriculture; thinks that the causes of
such deplorable effects should be sought for; the
same are felt here in a remote degree 235; com
pliments the munificence of General Van Ran
saellaer 248; promises the republication of a
small work on Wine making 256; compliments the
merchants for their willingness in advancing the
cause of agriculture 263; recommends atten
tion to the culture of the American grape;
the "American Farmer" contains probably
more matter than all other American books
on the subject; suggestions as to wine
360, 407; directs attention to an article on the
subject of naked northern barley 367; acknow.
ledges the receipt of Persian melon seed and
solicits a continuance of correspondence and
like favors 374; is informed that a large delicious
grape grows in Arkansaw territory; solicits cut.
tings from and an account of 392; asks why the
Virginia cattle challenge has not been taken up
398; promises more attention to subjects of in-
ternal improvement 400; addresses his patrons
EDITORIAL, notice of Mr. Biddle's address of a clo-
ver seed mill 8-notice of the intended cattle
show 56-of an advertising communication 112-
of the Alderny breed of cattle, not to be recom
mended for the yoke or shambles 47-of the
English board of agriculture's second cattle
show 102-of preparations making on the Eas
tern Shore for the Maryland cattle show 232-
of the Maryland University and its professors 240
-such notice compatible with the designs of this
paper; and wherefore 248-of Dr. Rush's lec (
ture on the diseases of domestic animals 248-of
the discontinuance of the Holkham (Mr. Coke's)
-Notices, miscellaneous, &c. 264-of the cattle
show held at Easton 272-of the contemplated
project of establishing a professorship of agri-
culture in the University of Virginia 273--of
the senna plant 293-of the union of five coun-
ties in Pennsylvania to establish an agricultural
society 299-of Cobbett's Gardener 304-of the
varieties of corn and oats; the editor suggests
experimental patches to ascertain the products
of each 344.
-Allusion to the quid pro quo 32-and to the com.
forts of rural life 16.
EDITOR'S CORRESPONDENCE, extract from the
Honorable John Sinclair; enquiries of an En-
glish farmer intending to settle in America 23-
from Christopher Hughes, Jr. Esq. accompanying
superior ruta baga seed 23, 256-from Calvin
Jones, on indigestion 32---is informed of the
objects of an agricultural society to be estab
lished in Nelson county, Virg.); on budding
and grafting 39--J. Willis suggests a valuable
wash for fruit trees 39---receives crossed corn
seed, has a tendency to run back; nutmeg
seed and Swedish coffee 47-on rough hot
beds for tobacco plants 56---Guinea grass seed
received from George Troupe, Esq.; foxite po
tatoes from the Hon. S. L. Southard, New-Jer
sey 56---poor wheat prospects in Virginia 72.--tea
seed, Brazilian bean, and specimens of North
Carolina peas and bene seed, received 72...on
Burden's flax dresser 88----the drill system of
husbandry beginning to be practised in Geor-
gia; ochra seed 96---the qualities of a peculiar
kind of millet, and a few seeds of 103---respect