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(without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.
1904 Excerpt: ...as an experiment on 40 to 50 acres of land in
front of his house at "Two Mile Wood," Hartlands, on very
reasonable terms and he had given him an option to purchase a block
of 480 acres of land within the next 12 months. The Board expressed
satisfaction that these Syrians had been so encouraged and agreed
that everything should be done with a view to facilitate the
experiment. The Secretary submitted applications for the use of the
Steam Gin at Spanish Town, from the Hon. T. H. Sharp, A. J. Webb,
H. T. Ronaldson, and Mr. Fursdon on behalf of the Syrians. It was
agreed to assign the sum of not more than 20 for free grants of
Cotton seed and the Secretary was directed to insert the following
advertisement under Government notices, viz: --The Board of
Agriculture has decided to spend up to 20 from the grant made by
the British Cotton Growing Association in the purchase of Sea
Island Cotton Seed. The Board is prepared to consider applications
for free grants of Cotton seed on the condition that full reports
are made to the Director of Public Gardens, to whom applications
are to be made. A letter from the Colonial Secretary's Office in
the matter of the Cattle Dock at the Railway, and a letter from Mr.
Fursdon re same were at the request of the latter, held over until
the return of the Chairman. The following Minutes were submitted by
the Chemist: --(a) re Terms of Appointment of the Assistant
Chemist, whose engagement expired on the 22nd instant. It was
agreed to recommend his re-appointment. (b) re Instruction in
Veterinary Science lor Laboratory Students. (c) re Teacher in
Agricultural Book-keeping for Laboratory Students. (d) Report of
Fermentation Chemist. It was agreed to recom mend to the Government
that the proposals should be carried ...
|Country of origin:
Jamaica Dept of Agriculture
||246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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