General View of the Agriculture of the County of Lancaster: With Observations on the Means of Its Improvement (Google eBook)

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G. Nicol; and sold, 1795 - Agriculture - 241 pages
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Page iii - ... the following form was pitched upon, as one that would include in it all the particulars which it was necessary to notice in an Agricultural Survey. As the other Reports will be reprinted in the same manner, the reader will thus be enabled to find out at once where any point is treated of, to which he may wish to direct his attention. PLAN OF THE RE-PRINTED REPORTS. Preliminary Observations.
Page 210 - The advance of wages, and the preference given to the manufacturing employment, by laborers in general, where they may work by the piece...
Page 61 - ... an inch and a half, or two inches, they carefully remove one half of their covering, with a wooden rake, or with the hands, taking care not to disturb, or break, the shoots.
Page i - The mineral or subterraneous treasures of which the country is possessed. 3. The wealth to be derived from its streams, rivers, canals, inland navigations, coasts, and fisheries ; and 4. The means of promoting the improvement of the people, in regard to their health...
Page vii - PERFECTION in such inquiries is not in the power of any body of men to obtain at once, whatever may be the extent of their views or the vigour of their exertions. If Louis XIV.
Page i - Empire, will necessarily have it in view to examine the sources of public prosperity, in regard to various important particulars. Perhaps the following is the most natural order for carrying on such important investigations; namely, to ascertain, 1. The riches to be obtained from the surface of the national territory.
Page vii - Measures calculated for that Purpose. APPENDIX. PERFECTION in such inquiries is not in the power of any body of men to obtain at once, whatever may be the extent of their views or the vigour of their exertions.
Page 83 - Take new cider from the press, mix it with honey till it bears an egg ; boil it gently for a quarter of an hour, (but not in an iron pot,) take off the...

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