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... DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. Her Investigations. Repokt No. 1. A
REPORT as FLAX, HEMP, RAMIE, AND JUTE, WITH DERATIONS UPON FLAX AND
HEMP CULTURE IN EUROPE, x REPORT ON THE RAMIE MACHINE TRIALS OF
1889 IN PARIS, AND PRESENT STATUS OF FIBER INDUSTRIES IN THE UNITED
STATES. BY CHARLES RICHARDS DODGE, SPECIAL AGENT. LETTER 01?
TRANSMITTAL U. S. Department Op Ageiculture, Office op Assistant
Secretary, Washington, D. G., March 10, 1890. Sis: I have the honor
to transmit herewith for your approval the special report on fiber
investigations made in pursuance of your instructions, by Mr.
Charles Richards Dodge, under my direction. The interest in this
subjei t is widespread, and the inquiries which have reached me in
regard to it are numerous. I take pleasure in recommending its
early publication. I have the honor to remain, sir, yours
respectfully, Edwin Willits. Assistant Secretary. Hon. J. M. Rusk,
Secretary of Agriculture. LETTER OF SUBMITTAL U. S. Department Of
Agriculture, March 1,1890. Sir: 111 accordance with instructions in
my commission from the Secretary of Agriculture, under date of July
11, 1889,1 have the honor to submit herewith a report embodying the
account of my investigations and stndies in Europe last season, in
relation to flax and hemp culture, and flax and ramie machinery and
processes, together with special chapters on the present status of
the flax, hemp, ramie, and jute industries in the United States- fn
the preparation of this document many interesting and useful facts
have been omitted necessarily, for reasons given in my introductory
remarks, but I trust enough has been presented to fully answer the
questions of the mauy correspondents of the Department, and others,
who are seeking informatio...
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