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Report on the Agriculture and Geology of Mississippi (Paperback) Loot Price: R369
Discovery Miles 3 690
Report on the Agriculture and Geology of Mississippi (Paperback): Blc Wailes
Report on the Agriculture and Geology of Mississippi (Paperback): Blc Wailes

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Report on the Agriculture and Geology of Mississippi (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 Excerpt: ...of the country, protected by legislative enactment, and were recoverable with damages for non-delivery of the cotton after a period of forty days, if not otherwise stipulated. They were received by merchants in payment of accounts, or for the purchase of goods, and were also readily disposed of at the rate of five dollars per hundred pounds of seed cotton, thus relieving the planter of all further trouble and charge; the expense of packing, hauling, storing, shipping, &c, being borne by the purchaser. PREPARATION OF COTTON FOR MARKET, EXPORTATION, AND SALE. Many meritorious modifications and improvements have from time to time been introduced in the construction of the gin. These consist chiefly in the size of the cylinder and brush, the construction of the teeth, and the form and arrangement of the grates, by which the efficiency of the machine has been more than quadrupled. Gins are now constructed to run from forty to eighty saws; the sixty-saw gin is, however, most generally used, and is capable of turning out a daily average of three or four bales of clean cotton. The cotton gin, in the form now used, is composed of a stand of about six feet in width, inclosing a cylinder and brush, arranged horizontally, and running on iron axes in composition metallic boxes. On the cylinder are arranged a series of circular saws, or rags, as they are familiarly termed, made of best cast-steel plates, in segments, or two parts. They are placed about one inch apart, and are so stayed and secured to the cylinder as to insure a perfect accuracy and uniformity of action. The teeth are very pointed and oblique, and are very carefully and smoothly dressed. The cylinder, when put in motion by a band running on a trundle-head attached to it on one side of the stand, and b...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Blc Wailes
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-98734-2
Barcode: 9781150987342
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-98734-0

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