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THEIR RESOURCES, FISHERIES, MANUFACTURES,

MANNERS, AND AGRICULTURE.

DRAWN UP UNDER THE DIRECTION OF

THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE:

WITH SEERAL MAPS.

BY JAMES MACDONALD, A. M.

Nhl Agricultura mellas: sola res rustica, quae sine dubitatione proxima et quasi consanguinea

sapientiae est, tam discentibus egeat quam magistris.Calumella.

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EDINBURGH:
PRINTED FOR SIR RICHARD PHILLIPS, LONDON :
SILVESTER DOIG, AND ANDREW STIRLING, EDINBURGH

AND MARTIN KEENE, DUBLIN.

Alex. Smellie, Printer, Edinburgh.

1811,

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CONTENT S.

Page

INTRODUCTION

1 CHAP. I. GEOGRAPHICAL STATE AND CIRCUMSTANCES 7 SECT, 1. Situation and extent

ib. 2. Divisions

8 3. Climate

11 4. Soil

16 5. Minerals

29 6. Wators

53 CHAP. II. STATE OF PROPERTY

60 SECT. 1. Estates and their management ib. 2. Tenures

71 CHAP. III. BUILDINGS

81 SECT. I. Houses of proprietors

ib. 2. Farm-houses and offices

84 3. Repairs of ditto

90 4. Price of building materials, &c. 91 5. Cottages

94 6. Bridges

96 CHAP. IV. OCCUPATION

100 SECT. J. Size of Farms

101 2. Farmers

107 3. Rent

115 4. Tithe

124 CHAP.

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Sect. 1. Cattle

2. Sheep

3. Horses

4. Asses

6. Hogs

6. Rabbits

7. Poultry

CHAP. XV. RURAL ECONOMY

Sect. 1. Labour

2. Price of provisions

3. Fuel

ÇIIAP. XVI. POLITICAL ECONOMY

Sect. 1. Roads and Canals

2. Fairs

3. Weights and Measures

420

422

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492

ib.

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525

ib.

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