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Title:
The American farmer [electronic resource]. : (Baltimore) 1849-1871
Alternative Titles:
  • American farmer, and spirit of the agricultural journals of the day 1849-18<50>
Place of publication:
Baltimore
Geographic coverage:
  • Baltimore, Maryland  |  View more titles from this: City State
Publisher:
[Samuel Sands
Dates of publication:
1849-1871
Description:
  • Print began with 4th ser. v. 5, no. 1 (July 1849); ceased with 7th ser., v. 2 (Dec. 1871?).
Frequency:
Monthly
Language:
  • English
Subjects:
  • Baltimore (Md.)--Newspapers.
  • Maryland--Baltimore.--fast--(OCoLC)fst01204292
Notes:
  • "The American Farmer was one of the most successful of the early farm papers and had the endorsement of such men as Jefferson, Madison, and Pickering. Founded by John S. Skinner, a postmaster at Baltimore, this partly eclectic magazine began as an eight-page quarto devoted to "rural economy, internal improvements, news, prices current," and ran through a dozen series to its end in 1897. It was illustrated throughout its long life, and contained news on agriculture, horticulture, and livestock, market prices, and activities of agricultural societies" Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900.
  • Also issued in print and on microfilm from University Microfilms.
  • Description based on: Vol. 6, no. 1 (July 1850); title from PDF caption (Proquest, viewed Feb. 28, 2007).
  • Imprint varies: published later by Frank Lewis.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Proceedings of the 2nd-11th (1849-1858) annual meetings of the Maryland State Agricultural Society are included in [4th ser.] v. 5-14.
  • Publication suspended from [Jan.?] 1862 to June 1866, inclusive.
LCCN:
2007255251
OCLC:
70683901
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