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CONTAINING,
An Account of the present State of AGRICULTURI,
MANUFACTURES and POPULATION, in several

Counties of this Kingdom.

PARTICULARLY,
I. The Nature, Value, and Rental VI. The Condition and Number
of the Soil,

of the Poor, with their Rates,
II. The Size of Farms, with Ac- Earnings, &c.

counts of their Stock, Products, \/ VII. The Prices of Labour and
Population, and various Methods Provisions, and the Proportion
of Culture.

between them.
III. The Use, Expence, and Profit || VIII. The Register of many cu-

of several sorts of Manure. rious and useful Experiments in
IV. The Breed of Cattle, and the Agriculture, and general Prac-

respective Profits attending them. tices in Rural Oeconomics, com-
V. The State of the Wafte Lands municated by several of the No-

which might and ought to be bility, Gentry, &c. & C.
cultivated.

I N T E R S PER SE D

With Descriptions of the Seats of the Nobility and GENTRY;

and other remarkable Objects : Illustrated with Copper Plates of
Such Implements of Husbandry, as deserve to be generally known;
and Views of some picturesque Scenes, which occurred in the Course
of the Journey

La seule voie de fe procurer un corps complet d'agriculture feroit, sans

doute, de rassembler les diverses observations qu'auroient fourni dans
chaque province.

ENCYCLOPEDII.

The SECOND EDITION, corrected and enlarged,

VOL. III.

L O N D 0 N,
Printed for W. STRAHAN; W. Nicoll, No 51, in St.
Paul's Church-Yard; T. Cadell, in the Strand
B. COLLINS, at Salisbury; and J. BALFOUR, at

Edinburgh.
MDCCLXXI.

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STAT

TAT E of husbandry from Raby Castle to
Newcastle - The ornamental grounds of Mr.
Carr at Cocken — Culture of mustard at
Durham - Town of Newcastle - Collieries
- Iron works,

Page 1 to 12.

LE T T E R XVI.

Husbandry from Newcastle to Carlisle --- Duke of

Northumberland's at Alnwick - Mr. Dixon's at Belford - His Spirited works - His experiments in agriculture - On draining - On laying land to grass - On cabbages - On fences Mr. Clarke's experiments - Proposals

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for

iy CON T E N T S.
for making by subscription-machines for threshing
corn Description of a machine to sice turneps

- Moor husbandry Vast moors waste
Mr. Wilkie's experiments -- On carrots
Cheviot hills Extensive wastes highly improve-
able Remarks Wretched management of
Sheep

Sir Walter Blacket's at Wollington
His excellent fences - Vaft tracks, of excellent
land waste -- Military way - Roman wall --
General remarks on the husbandry of Northum-
berland,

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