Report of the Transactions of the Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society, Band 1

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B. F. Meyers, STate printer., 1854

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Seite 101 - That the sum of two thousand dollars, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, be and the same is hereby appropriated to...
Seite 113 - Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business...
Seite 319 - In ancient times, the sacred plough employed The kings and awful fathers of mankind : And some, with whom compared your insect tribes Are but the beings of a summer's day...
Seite 37 - And yet it is a singular fact that, whilst the manufacturing and commercial interests have engaged the attention of 'Congress during a large portion of every session, and our statutes abound in provisions for their protection and encouragement, little has yet been done directly for the advancement of agriculture. It is time that this reproach to our legislation should be removed ; and I sincerely hope that the present Congress will not close their labors without adopting efficient means to supply...
Seite 479 - High School of Pennsylvania; by which name and title the said Trustees, and their successors, shall be able and capable in law to take by gift, grant, sale or conveyance, by bequest...
Seite 327 - I know of no pursuit in which more real and important service can be rendered to any country, than by improving its agriculture...
Seite 101 - Harrisburg, to improve the condition of agriculture, horticulture and the household arts, be and they are hereby created a body politic and corporate in law, by the name of " The Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society...
Seite 37 - Congress will not close their labors without adopting efficient means to supply the omissions of those who have preceded them. An Agricultural Bureau, charged with the duty of collecting and disseminating correct information as to the best modes of cultivation, and of the most effectual means of preserving and restoring the fertility of the soil, and of procuring and distributing seeds and plants, and other vegetable productions, with instructions in regard to the soil, climate, and treatment best...
Seite 480 - ... with such scientific attainments and capacity to teach, as the board shall deem necessary, shall be a good practical farmer : he, with such other persons as shall from time to time be employed as teachers, shall compose the faculty, under whose control the immediate management of the...
Seite 479 - ... an institution for the education of youth in the various branches of science, learning, and practical agriculture, as they are connected with each other, by the name, style, and title of the Farmers

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