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Author United States. Congress. Senate.

Title Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the year 1861. Agriculture. [electronic resource]

Published Washington, DC, 1862


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 656 p. : illustrations, maps, tables.
Series United States congressional serial set; serial set no. 1122
Senate executive document / 37th Congress, 2nd session. Senate ; no. 39
Senate executive document (United States. Congress. Senate); 37th Congress, 2nd session, no. 39
Notes The history, industry, and commerce of flax, by D.J. Browne follows p. 20.
The culture and manufacture of flax and hemp, by O.S. Leavitt, p. 83.
Raising sheep and wool-growing, by W.S. Calohan, p. 119.
Wool-growing, by Robert George, p. 124.
Sheep-breeding, by Joseph Cape, p. 128.
The breeds of sheep best adapted to New England, with suggestions as to their treatment, by Richard S. Tray [i.e., Fay], p. 130.
Sheep and wool of Steuben County, N.Y., by T.M. Younglove, p. 137.
Artificial manures, by Professor C. Upham Sheppard, p. 144.
Belt of no frost, or thermal belt, by Silas M'Dowell, p. 146.
Hog cholera, by Edwin M. Snow, M.D., p. 147.
Territory of Colorado: its soil -- its climate -- its mineral products and resources, by Edward Bliss, p. 154.
Agriculture of San Bernardino County, Cal., by Lionel M. Jacobs, p. 157.
Raspberry culture, by J.A. Warder, p. 165.
Strawberries, by J.A. Warder, p. 175.
The strawberry -- (Fragaria:) its species, native localities, and their normal sexual character, by William K. Prince, p. 189.
Worn-out lands of New Jersey, by Charles Stokes, p. 206.
The consumption of milk, by Silas L. Loomis, A.M., M.D., p. 209.
Cotton in Missouri, by W.H. Horner, p. 221.
On the destruction of noxious insects by means of the "Pyrethrum willemoti" duchartre, translated from the French by [i.e., of] C. Willemot, p. 223.
The pear orchard, by John A. Warder, p. 232.
Farming in the New England states, by James P. Gunnell, p. 251.
Indian corn, by Lewis Bollman, p. 262.
Hop culture, by L.T. Marshall, p. 289.
Sorghum culture and sugar making, by Isaac A. Hedges, p. 293.
The culture and manufacture of sugar from sorghum, by D.M. Cook, p. 311.
Notes on the recent progress of agricultural science, by David A. Wells, p. 314.
Sandomir wheat, by Cichocki, p. 334.
Salt marshes, the mode of reclaiming them and their value, by Wm. Clift, p. 343.
Food, qualities and changes requisite to health and strength, by Professor L.C. Loomis, A.M., p. 358.
Character, cultivation, and use of the lupine, by Louis Schade, p. 370.
The horses of New England, by C.L. Flint, p. 382.
Tropical Florida, by L.D. Stickney, p. 402.
Wheat-growing in Prussia, p. 404.
The dairy farming region of Greene and Orange counties, New York, with some account of the farm of the writer, by Zadock Pratt, p. 411.
Select breeds of cattle, and their adaptation to the United States, by Francis M. Rotch, p. 427.
Grapes on Kelley's Island, Ohio, by George C. Huntington, p. 470.
Experiments on grape cuttings received from the Patent Office, by S.J. Parker, p. 476.
The grapes of North America, by S.B. Buckley, p. 478.
Grape culture, by Dr. George Pepper Norris, p. 486.
Remarks on grape culture, with reference to mildew, both on the native and foreign varieties, by William Saunders, p. 495.
Grape-vine culture and wine-making, by John F. Weber, p. 506.
On the fruits of Cabul and vicinity, with a view to the introduction of the grape-vine of that region into the central climate of the United States, by Josiah Harlan, p. 526.
Orchard houses, by Dr. George Pepper Norris, p. 538.
Fruit culture, by J.K. Eshelman, p. 541.
A few words on horses, by Ruth Hall, p. 544.
Entomology and its relations to the vegetable productions of the soil, with reference to both destructive and beneficial insects, by S.S. Rathvon, p. 585.
Index follows p. 648.
List of errata, p. 656.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Chester, Vt.: NewsBank, inc., 2004. Available via the World Wide Web. Access restricted to Readex U.S. Congressional Serial Set subscribers.
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Other author Bliss, Edward.
Bollman, Lewis.
Browne, D.J., (Daniel Jay)
Buckley, S.B., (Samuel Botsford)
Calohan, W.S.
Cape, Joseph.
Clift, William.
Cook, Daniel M.
Eshelman, J.K.
Fay, Richard S.
Flint, Charles Louis.
George, Robert.
Gunnell, James P.
Hall, Ruth.
Harlan, Josiah.
Hedges, Isaac A.
Horner, W.H.
Huntington, George C.
Jacobs, Lionel M.
Leavitt, O.S.
Loomis, L.C.
Loomis, Silas L.
M'Dowell, Silas.
Marshall, L.T.
Norris, George Pepper.
Parker, S.J.
Pratt, Zadock, 1790-1871.
Prince, William K.
Rathvon, S.S.
Rotch, Francis M.
Saunders, William.
Schade, Louis.
Sheppard, C. Upham.
Snow, Edwin M.
Stickney, L.D.
Stokes, Charles.
Warder, John A.
Weber, John F.
Wells, David A.
Wells, Henry.
Willemot, C.
Younglove, T.M.
United States. Patent Office (1793-1975)
Subject Agricultural pests.
Agricultural research.
Animal breeding.
Animal diseases.
Cotton production.
Dairy farming.
Exotic plants.
Hog cholera.
Pest control.
Plant diseases.
Reclamation of land.
Annual Reports.
Executive Department Publications.
Names Lists.