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The modern husbandman, for the month of April, Containing the following Particulars, Viz. I. A Case, shewing how a large Field was sown with Barley in a wrong Manner, and how a Farmer lost most of his Crop by it. II. Of Sowing Barley, Pease, and Thetches, &c. by the Drill-Plough. III. How a Gentleman made several Improvements in his Estate, by this Author's Directions. IV. The Value and Use of the Draught-Plough, for plowing Marsh-Lands and other Soils. V. Of a famous, small, cheap Tool, for cleaning Wheat, Barley, Pease, common Horse-Beans, and Tick-Beans, that supply the Place of the great Thirty Pounds Wire Screen, whereby a Person may obtain the Best of any of these [d]eeds. VI. Several Accounts and Improvements, from divers Parts of this Kingdom, published for the Imitation of others. Vii. Why it is too late to sow Wheat in this Month. 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.

  • Ellis, William, approximately 1700-1758.
M.DCC.XLIV. [1744]
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Modern husbandman. Part 4


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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viii,152p. ; 8⁰.

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ESTC T27824


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