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The Sessional Papers Printed by Order of the House of Lords, or Presented by Royal Command, in the Aession 1852-3 Arranged in Volumes. Vol. LXVII. Reports from Commissioners, &C. (Paperback) Loot Price: R589
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The Sessional Papers Printed by Order of the House of Lords, or Presented by Royal Command, in the Aession 1852-3 Arranged in...
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The Sessional Papers Printed by Order of the House of Lords, or Presented by Royal Command, in the Aession 1852-3 Arranged in Volumes. Vol. LXVII. Reports from Commissioners, &C. (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. 1853 Excerpt: ...narrow strips among bleak muirs and mosses. On the south side of the hill, a thin stratum of limestone has been worked by the tenant, who had a kiln erected, and supplied himself very cheaply with burnt lime, to lay on the arable land of the Farm. The quarry could no doubt be opened out, if considered advisable; but the want of roads of access, and the thinness of the stratum of limestone, are against the hope of remuneration from such outlay at present. It is, however, a most useful deposite to be at the command of the tenant, and in the course of years may become a very valuable source of improvement for the Farm. There is no residence for a tenant on this Farm, and, considering its position among the moors, its difficulty of access, the uncertainty of corn crops, and the considerable outlay that would be necessary to provide fitting buildings and inclosures, it should, in my opinion, be let in conjunction with Scrabster, or in any case as a grazing farm. The land at present in cultivation cannot, as now managed, be remunerative to the tenant. If laid into good pasture, it would form an important addition to the hill, and 20 or 30 acres might be reserved to supply hay for the sheep stock during a storm. The present tenant kept a large herd of pure Highland cattle on this Farm; but the prices of that stock have of late fallen so much, that he is now reducing it, and going more into sheep stock. Nothing has paid so well throughout the Northern Highlands as Cheviot sheep. To enable the wet muir land to carry this stock with advantage, it would require to be surface-drained, an improvement which is so far of a temporary character, that the drains must be re-opened after a certain period to keep them in operation. In many cases, the tenant at the commencement ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 204
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-98851-2
Barcode: 9781130988512
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-130-98851-1

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