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The modern husbandman, for the month of March, Containing the following Particulars, Viz. I. An Account of sowing Wheat-Seed in March. II. How to improve late-sown Crops of Wheat. III. Several necessary Ways to prepare, sow, and improve, different Sorts of Barley. IV. Of Sowing Oats, Pease, Thetches, and Tills different Ways in March. V. Of Sowing artificial Grass-Seeds in different Manners. VI. A Description of an excellent new-invented Swing-Plough, now in Use for plowing dry Soils. Vii. The Benefit of Rolling Corn and Grass-Grounds in this Month. Viii. The Copy of a Letter for sending Aylesbury pirky Wheat-Seed to a Gentleman, with the Author's Answer to the same. IX. The late Sir John Dalrymple's Character, and the Copy of his first Letter to the Author. X. Copy of a Letter from a very learned Gentleman, with the Author's Answer. XI. An Account of a new-invented; cheap, small Tool, that prepares the finest and most profitable Wheat-Seed, that can be sown; which was invented by an unknown Gentleman, and lately sent to this Author as a Present, who now furnishes the same Sort to any Person that will buy it; being a Tool of great Profit to all Farmers and Gentlemen, who occupy Arable Land, and which will effectually supply the Use of the great Round Wire Worm - Screen, that costs Thirty Pounds. To which are added, Many other Curious and Serviceable Matters, never before published. By William Ellis, A Farmer, of Little Gaddesden, near Hempstead, in Hertfordshire.

Title
The modern husbandman, [electronic resource] : for the month of March, Containing the following Particulars, Viz. I. An Account of sowing Wheat-Seed in March. II. How to improve late-sown Crops of Wheat. III. Several necessary Ways to prepare, sow, and improve, different Sorts of Barley. IV. Of Sowing Oats, Pease, Thetches, and Tills different Ways in March. V. Of Sowing artificial Grass-Seeds in different Manners. VI. A Description of an excellent new-invented Swing-Plough, now in Use for plowing dry Soils. Vii. The Benefit of Rolling Corn and Grass-Grounds in this Month. Viii. The Copy of a Letter for sending Aylesbury pirky Wheat-Seed to a Gentleman, with the Author's Answer to the same. IX. The late Sir John Dalrymple's Character, and the Copy of his first Letter to the Author. X. Copy of a Letter from a very learned Gentleman, with the Author's Answer. XI. An Account of a new-invented; cheap, small Tool, that prepares the finest and most profitable Wheat-Seed, that can be sown; which was invented by an unknown Gentleman, and lately sent to this Author as a Present, who now furnishes the same Sort to any Person that will buy it; being a Tool of great Profit to all Farmers and Gentlemen, who occupy Arable Land, and which will effectually supply the Use of the great Round Wire Worm - Screen, that costs Thirty Pounds. To which are added, Many other Curious and Serviceable Matters, never before published. By William Ellis, A Farmer, of Little Gaddesden, near Hempstead, in Hertfordshire.
Author
Ellis, William, approximately 1700-1758.
Publication
London : printed for, and sold by T. Osborne, in Gray's-Inn, and M. Cooper, at the Globe, in Pater-Noster-Row, M.DCC.XLIV. [1744]
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Additional Authors
Gale (Firm)
Description
viii,150p.; 8⁰.
Uniform Title
  • Modern husbandman. Part 3
  • Eighteenth century collections online.
Alternative Title
Modern husbandman. Part 3
Subject
Agriculture > England
Note
  • Also issued as part of 'The modern husbandman', London, 1744.
  • Braces in title.
  • Price from imprint: price Stitched, Two Shillings.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Indexed In (note)
  • English Short Title Catalog,
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642560063
Author
Ellis, William, approximately 1700-1758.
Title
The modern husbandman, [electronic resource] : for the month of March, Containing the following Particulars, Viz. I. An Account of sowing Wheat-Seed in March. II. How to improve late-sown Crops of Wheat. III. Several necessary Ways to prepare, sow, and improve, different Sorts of Barley. IV. Of Sowing Oats, Pease, Thetches, and Tills different Ways in March. V. Of Sowing artificial Grass-Seeds in different Manners. VI. A Description of an excellent new-invented Swing-Plough, now in Use for plowing dry Soils. Vii. The Benefit of Rolling Corn and Grass-Grounds in this Month. Viii. The Copy of a Letter for sending Aylesbury pirky Wheat-Seed to a Gentleman, with the Author's Answer to the same. IX. The late Sir John Dalrymple's Character, and the Copy of his first Letter to the Author. X. Copy of a Letter from a very learned Gentleman, with the Author's Answer. XI. An Account of a new-invented; cheap, small Tool, that prepares the finest and most profitable Wheat-Seed, that can be sown; which was invented by an unknown Gentleman, and lately sent to this Author as a Present, who now furnishes the same Sort to any Person that will buy it; being a Tool of great Profit to all Farmers and Gentlemen, who occupy Arable Land, and which will effectually supply the Use of the great Round Wire Worm - Screen, that costs Thirty Pounds. To which are added, Many other Curious and Serviceable Matters, never before published. By William Ellis, A Farmer, of Little Gaddesden, near Hempstead, in Hertfordshire.
Imprint
London : printed for, and sold by T. Osborne, in Gray's-Inn, and M. Cooper, at the Globe, in Pater-Noster-Row, M.DCC.XLIV. [1744]
Series
Eighteenth century collections online.
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed In:
English Short Title Catalog, T27823.
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Place of Publication
Great Britain England London.
Added Author
Gale (Firm)
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