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Delaware gazette and peninsula advertiser. [volume] (Wilmington, Del.) 1814-1820, December 26, 1818, Image 2

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Extract of a letter from • visitor
a the City of Washington, to bis
riend in t he city of Hi. liniuim, from
■te riieuuiond E- <juir>*r.
Hih-.ontl, Dee. fit In Ist8.
I am invited to visit the tomb of
Washington to morrow, in the steam
float Wasliingt .n with about forty or *<
tt.ty ladies und gentlemen. We eat-* '1»'
ri/ will, as mat excellent hand of 'M
nai.'i ,e music. The «uoiui nt the boat
tr,u,„ the buna played \\ ashmglon's
march ; on passing Alexandria, we his
we e cheered .v th, shipping; a d
on ».minis down the Potomac, 'vsts
v (aimed on the left hank at Port
'Washington, and were received in a
very . audsome stvlr. by Col. K„ger that,
Jones, omnia», tunt there, ..ml the In- '•*"<»
«it. eior. General Wood, who you re
nolle l distinguished himself so hand
so me. y Queenstown. The garrison Wh
tn norme»! several evolutions. They
»»„cared to he. a b..-y ol' fine looking ^
should Die enemy visit Un
gain, tin v will meK with » I' 1 '*
1 „ ,,v cptinn. We next moved "»■'
In. Mount Vf. non, and smm that "*at
he .utitul promontory appeared to the
View, on the Virginia shore.' It eom
mauds prospect of all the surround t! >
f.i »oiintry. 'i'he steam boat ■ oui»
tv t get in less th„n a quarter of »
i tic si the Bliore ; wc were, there
for.-, ooliged to lie conveyed in a small
ho i. f w.» among Use Iasi thaï land
eit, tin- ■nri-rqsienee of Will'll was.
that the company were returning
from rite tomb In-tore 1 came lip with
them, I understood, .vhlic there, liny
Were -reply alii ted. I joined theia
all -,i Hie house of .Mount Vernon, is
I hat
it . all
f.."i
his
inn
a
W\
al
with

i

and
w
»vii-r viewi ^ «he gl-eell to.use. lie
be .i.tifui sin.idler,', where every on.
was desirous of t king Die smalt, si
ri lo ,ti ,i were mil a leaf, or int „
the ha*-k of ti.e tree», ti.e eon-pit.;
rexi went km lie lm - t again, and ns ;
Was some time before they could
on Imard, 1 went will, a gentleman i
vii-W tilt- lollli- ,t leisure. It is sitt
nted on Die deoivity of the liu-t- lii!:.
and of.. .1 is a mound of eatt.t, win
s
",
a,
«I
.
trees growi. g on ns sides, ,,n on u
t -p ll 11 ,is a p'u-u do/C. Here i
l.ogiTe. Die last oi tin- comp.ny ; t-.-.
1 had paid my dev.tum lo Iu
lo nil, my he.ii t was sum tea when .
r-'lh-ci.-d I hail been on it parly
pi sure !.. the , ity of M'ushinglu
» - miring the rising glory of n.y com
try . and its government, while in i
I .i > ll.e lier. , (I.e p ,trmt, and tit,- ii
Hint tu i »sbmgton, w in. lead a in v
rd ,1s D..eriy .-ml iiidepi-ndi-nee, a- .
wie, i. il i out rill. ited .«ore liu.n s>
ea.-f !v ,eing
.a
i
w
n
i
• i>
ii-.il
eii
..»a'
its h.ppiiioeit , r
ugg.a d zemeoi ; Die father and s
viiiui „. ins (w.imtry, nd who waspi-
in .I ted lo remain in obscurity ate
tn-ghel. without a maiis-deiil, t.iontl
Ii. eut. ins riptt.m, a stum , or any !hii,g
l',„.-t wt.ere the hero ami
•tntesman leoose*, or anv evidence o.
else t
his etmnliy's ^r titmie. Tne idea ot
ingrat iu.de, ,-jisht'a^ on my mind, w.-s
gad and aor.oWuO.i to my hei-l-t.
a ticini-,,I M .isliiilgton iwei.ty
five years .,ge, ir the city of Hi, i.
in„o,i. 1,0 his lour lo (tie south, when
P, si eot of the Lib ted Slides ; tin
admit' lion ol the would, «mi ti.e ado
ratio,: of te» » ountty ; the most ne
eoo {.Usln d hero, patrioi, sloU-mrn
end _(*mi,-nmn tl- i , ver lived, ami 1
found -in. I.er, l-uri d on his »w
estate ; un», H. i his ottntry had n t
ex, mied «ne sing»» tent .or ev.n a
tonin stone i
i
i,
t
of
n
real and good in
Every I Iiing
Am r.ca, is . .Died Washington ; II«
Capitol, it-» < ides, I owns, eoi.nl.es,
*.-ti »listi-.ats, -.it bear his name ; the
C id is filled with Dit renown
mi
ap.ciidor of hi« arms .ml virtues ;—
but it re is no mark, no inscription,
not »-veil n stone lo tell where
\ vvhingtoo lies. .My wt-nl w.,s so
fat i-ily alte», ted on this m- asion.tnat
a

1 t lui-.-d, on my return (o Washing
t . I would tell it to tf;e people of
f .o Lotted Hiates, |*ul»iisii it in (lie
str. is „f Washington •„ Con. ress,
»t. i.ai ti ulaldy to their predecessors,
li„ - . rin-liy tl.ey imd neglc. ten tin \
r- o. i s of their- mice he.„veil W,i»„—
it- ton; ami I am confident, if ih t -.
p.-o,.n- of (he United Mates could sec
It a .ti'-y »re disposed of, they would
i. «. ml.) . «mp. I Congress to do s.iinc
thit.-g timt wo»! * nvli out the sluts'of
liig-r-D »ol**, whi l>. if nor quickly rc
moveo, will he on-.e fixed, and Forever
remain an inddi.-ide stain and »1.«
gr,:> n to the nation.
I was viewing, a few davs since, al
t-h -api(ol,Sn v* usl.ti.gtmu the statue
o <he • genius of Jiheity,' Ac. lor.»
it-ii tinder t e I.and» »! an excellent
ftra-tfiom Italy, 'or I he purpose ol
o. • eniing tin- H«ll of H.e nous« of
Representatives, A»*. Hut I wisbrd
t« see tin- statute of G neral Wash—
in^n.n, which would not only I.e the
ii. o-vi appropriate ornament for the
r- ' of Washington, hut the delight
o< V »-riea. tlm ■ -tcdr.tlion of the
world ; but thaï e meut noue- ioouldiii.^
a
t
of
oi
port
then
the
the
and
the
sion
io
of
exclaim, I'Ve the stranger drseribed
1 f'eling, on a Visit lot lie
•sty of Washington—" Sow me III«'
statue of your
uiuy contemplate the majestic
it, .t eiicgiii|> ssetl hi* mighty soul;
that I may gaze
mne lightened up by every virtue ;
may learn to love virtue as I
behold them. Alas! there is no su* n
Lead me men, Americans.to
V 1. Weill
,'» ushingloH. that
form
*< >tue.
'1»' <""" V iur ,ou, ' tr -' ,,il * V>"-t "ed
'M her dclu-rcr-lo the «verlast mg
inoiiuinenl they have ere. ted to In
•»"«*• «« w»'* ,»■ «" 1 t!,e
his own soil, aim the order that w.,s
le red by his own hand, is all that
'vsts on it. lell me. whence is this
inhumanity and supines«; u it envy.
J'^usy, or mgr,.tm.de ? Or is it.
that, in the great struggle for power
'•*"<» phi-e, every thing is forgotten.
>"**3 noble, generous, national senti
'»»'»* 19 disregarded and despised f
Wh .fever, hut the eause of it, ingrat
nude is upon us; until it he removed.
^ representatives ol Die
i'''»l*h- are to Id a me, and not the pen
I' 1 '* themselves ; although they sufTer.
"»■' the neglect of'congress. It is true:
"*at Congress some year* past pro- (
(«"»'■' «» i,ulil1 ■» "■""»».-nt at V, ash-J
•«>. provided Judge Washing-1
t! > 1 would., o 'Sent to the. p umval oi
on those feature«
I hat
for
his utit-h* there ; hut Judge Washing-1
inn could noi wiih .iropriety, consenti
a (ill propriety !o the {imposition,
lining n.f will ..ml ocairc of General'
W\ si » i ii. : * 0^5 thal lie hIkmiuI i»<* l>u\ , icir î * ,,
Inder nil
al .Vtoiiol Verno >
.V.w,
cir.-ninslaitecs. as Coiigr*-ss could »ni.jha»
with '»rojirb-ty, get the remains
nt io ii.-.ve
.Mount v. r- in
!
It
I
I of
,-arih,irepoft
,-aii
Several hills Iront the other Itsuse,
heretuh.i-t* referred to various corn
■i.itiecs, were reported to the Senate, j|
On n-otion ol Ml- Eaton, Die i-niu
milice of pensions we,c directed t„
,-uq.tire into Die exp. dt.-m-y «.I graut i
mg a pension to Martin »V nitinoiv.
Mc. Ü gget so mi.ted a niution to]
HOUSE OF REPULSENTATITES.
re.ntjv, ,1
vi »«leg. „ 1 .
■ v..sinegiofi ct.ys taey oug
i reel.-u a iiimiumi ol at
lenerat
„ II- |„l 111 In. . ! - ; (J ;. M, hut
and Ileal one.
pht li
j o iiling to II, aveu,
w nein- Ins aptril has ect.iniy got»-,
.mini v t-i a, i„ my h.i.ii-ne opitiion.
s . he most proper piae-, on
rail ■ tv. tiiv.sj »tees. If the t re
", .-i o I Die mo.iutm nl ; in fro:« ii„;
nu,.-aille opinion Seiit rtiUi of tin
.resent Congrus, il >s
,,.i«g will i,e „one tlic pi-i'seut scssio .
a, tile On,.Stall.
«I to» io oil tin- met
. hud the honor o ; -..
luit I it..-; Si en lllti f. It on Die
„peil »„i.-.e
we
On my in mu i
:>• !3*w:th wi-oiiil î, '
.ieq„ai:>tance,M*
t„
o • —
ig.es« tiali on If
,«>n. i wciil «„ • ;
..'Xt »lay, ami saw „.embers ri e
i-tke uiotious ; a -d IV». tin nest ti.i
.a my lit« wist!' d «i„ ,-iviy (hat I » »
i Al.-ml.c-r of that iniiiorabk- Ito.iy.
i.
n y' that I night move h rejuiuti«,
o„t somcltii.ig migtil be donc relati'
i site tooth of Washing! ou.
• i> it-turn frmn the to; di. f
d no ch..Fins for me ; I soon left Die
ii-.il I, carnet» .ny room ml t-tcruim
eii tli.it I would return i„„„c the nest
..»a' ; .ml derived great emtsolijtiau,
when I all dl leave, my heart. Yours,
rrspe.-ifully. ___
Aii* ■
of
as
:t-c*
to
of
Wednesday. IJn-einher ül, 1818, lly
From the National lnldligettcer.
1
t
a
] o
IN HEN ATE.
instruct the com, i, it tec on pensions to
t inj'in e into the expediency of so
--tiding the ». t of th»* i. st session
granting pensions to Die soldiers. A.,,
of the revolutionary army, us that
lienicnatiis ot .oai-.ms a,*t.ng under
Warrant, si. tl! in- • oiisi-.-ered „» en- ji
us thosejdttced
I'he President laid tn t'orp the Se
n de a letter from (lie secretary of Die
Sever.,! hills re- rived partial eon
sidération, and were further postpun
The Isenate went into the, nonsuit*,
ration of Executive tmsines» ; after
which
'i'he Senate adj-.urned.
all.
so
a
titled t„ Die s.uic peosion
■ <-ii:ig under <o„ missions.
The bill to enable the people oi
Alabama to form a coostiiuLion. &o.
was read the second time,
of
Treasury, transmitting statements oi
the sales of the puitlio lands.
\
t -. ed.
sec
rc
»1.«
al
ol
of
the
the
the
ioouldiii.^
December 18.
Mr. Iloberfsim, from (hr »elect
committee appointed on that sunje. t,
reported a hill establishing a separate
territorial government for Die south
ern p-itof the territory of Missouri;
which was twi<-e read and committc .
Mr. Johnson, of Ky. from the mili
tary committee, reported x hdl, ••con
cerning the Aliiitary Establishment
of the United Slates." [This tut!
propose« a n. difi tion „fp.rm ,,i tlit
S*art* of the Army, without reducing
The hill wns twice read and eom
-.itled.
I'he Speaker luit) before the house
a report from, the secretary ot the
t reasury, transmitting a
of the suies of publie lands during the
tear 1817, -nnt the thru- first quarters
oi liie year 1818, whit h had hern in*
uitentled to accompany the annual re
port from the Treasury, hut was nol
then prepared.
the hill from the Senate to extend
the laws of the United Stairs within
the Slate of Illinois, w.,s twire real!
and committed.
The verbal amendment made hy
the Senate to the hill gruHtirtg » pen
sion to M .jor Gen. John Stork,
agreed to.
The house then resolved itself into a
committee of the whole, Mr. finîmes
io the chair, on the hill making appro
prioliotis for the support ol the iScvy
of ti.e Urited States for the year
1819.
. ..... .
committee obbtomed leave to sit ng-ai
( therein.-
And the house adjourned.
Statement
ins
th
to
or
w-.s
i'he lull was then reported to the
house, and ordered to be engrossed
for » third reading.
After spending a siio'-t time as in
he
i
From the American Ccntincl.
^ •—
uVeesr s. Frick. & Co.. —S*n<„- (In
itieomiiiittee appointed hy tin House m
<•<»». lor Ute irisâ t tion <*i'
î * ,, rnii!>ts ot the Bank ot the L'i»iU't
Stiles have ecu here, not. one word
e\
»
,,»
»ni.jha» been heard of the miss ih.iiips
o!jhistiiution.r.or h .s il hern hinted tint
l„;!heeoiniiiitter li..-ve ,'ii.r. overed any
„hing wiii I) would he likely t-, impute
in Dir slightest degree to the Pi-rsn
! LMrcrioi-s or ('
It am a notation of {„r churtee.
I Ti.e {iroceeiliiigs of (he committee
I of course entirely «ei-rt-t, until ibrir
,-arih,irepoft is r-reived l»y the House of
Heprcs- ntiilives, and ev< ry liiiug said
until thei., »im r'-spe- l i,» the repori
,-aii he little less than cii.je -tine. The
coiniiiiilee have been two or thin
It is hoped, however, Dial let ti.e
report ol tlic ,omnuliee he what n
may. it will li ve ihc rite ! o! sili-m—
j| 1} ., i-, f.re »t degree, those noisy d,
,-faimers against the Hank of the L.
States.
i JU8TITIA.
- ■■■ -
to] ÏÏ \ tll'illiiiohiit
' * ' '
'Flic following very extraoroiiutry
ease of hydropuilia, is given iu the
Petersburg Intelligencer.
" One of the most siugular eases
of hydrophobia is mentioned iu a
üi-emnii puhfii atiuii on this disease hy
a Air. Christian Augustus Strave.
A gentleman after having killed „
mad mg with i is sword, though,less
returned it into tlie » ahbard. Eight
ye.-rs aft r (ins ciri-uiustunee h .ving
a qii-arel with two gentleman he
woumieil (hem i.otlt with the »»un
sworn. The - uuntl were imonsider

I
ier of tn.-.f instil
,
we ks. nd iii.ve n„t yet gone; il is
hoped, (i.ere.fore, tîr.t Ii.ev have eit
.
,
...
î, ' ,, ' '"l" 11 *rey sti-i. l ex-uiiontiim of
Dios» tilings which ti.e resolution
'.laojitci ey ftu- hose* i.ullmr.ges then:
t„ do.— Aiuch good w ill doniitless I.e
tie-c os, qnatii-e ,-f litis legislative in
i w ll either restore On
a
tpiiry ;
15-tik to tfs pristine populn-iiy ; „
make the people more confident in tin
». f their lcgistaioe».
The on, milice „re eompose.d oi
some of (lie most influential members
ilte'îcre
of the House, e.mon.r wtiom i» Mr.
Lowndes, so weil known l.y ever fumy
as the formel- chai-'inan of Die om
niittee of \t ays a-ui Ai ans, and as a«
aille supporter of the ilatik of the U.
Stales.
1'tie Aurora would fain believe that
*
\1r. Spem-er is under ti.e pay of tin
Hank. Snell insinuations only serves
to show the corrupt ne»» of the argu
mer.ts (if stick they casi he eail.-d)
that have found a place in Die columns
of that de .euer, sled p. p-r. Ale. Spen
cer tn> ist. no doul.t, IV','! himself high
lly eompiimented io receiving the
'abuse oi' fite editor of ti.e Aurora.
Mr. Trent, »» the *.it> of Richmond,
V >. has given a long statement oi a
distressing * ase of Hy nr.tphotiia, w hi i
had lately fallen under his obstT' -
tton. He ennclude with giving ti-*
ji press.ve evidence of the eile» l pio
thosejdttced on observers, hy oases of this
description.
•• This is the. fourth ease of hydro
phobia which has occum-d hi re with
tn eight mouths. They all ende«
alike. In eighteen years' practice I
have never seen or heard of a case in
our city before. This »-use- was the
only one ever »een «y me, and I imp.
will he the lust, as it is painful in th-:
extreme, lo encounter u mahutv
which makes every elFort lo dev elope
its nature, or remedy its ills."
oi
t,
.
tut!
tlit
util*-, aud soon healed, as is frequently
the--as.-willi .nose on. asioneil l.y the!
bile of a mad dog-hut again opened.!
n f ver tile lapse o ' tiiree years, wiicn.
»!,,* unfortunate men were Mixed witbj
j nyuiopbobi*.
JlGHTCriTUlML.
maÿ
any
not
soon
dom
This
ed
bers
truth
land
and
an
of
a
From the Journal of the Time».
Wittier now I« gins to display his
hoary n antie; the s- ason has arrive,
when we hover .around our w- rro n
sociahle fires, and hear the ruiii
blast, at the douts boulin, for en
ln times like tin- p.esenl.
Iraner.
opulenee feels the full eijnyn.etoi
ins treasure». He i-.<n look with sei,
satisfaction on the piles of his winti i
luel vet unconsunu-d in,the full eui
vieiiuii, that he has enough still re
maining to outlast the horrors of th
scason ; it is theealamity of cold mon
th .n of any other, that brings horror
to the heart of u poor iii-.n. lie dot s
„ol wish to pariicipale in the luxuri
ous and e. slly viands of the table of
opulence; lie does not with to heroine
the partner ol the crowded assemi-lii s
or of (he fashionable circles. He can
read without a sigh of midnight halls
and of iashionubfe routes ; his amid
lion does not soai on so proud a witiv.
lint when he looks around on hiswn
in
iin- children, -.mi beholds the Iasi
remnant of ins fuel expiring in em
hers on the hearth; when he content
plates the approach of the su- deeding
ii.-y wrapt in tempests and in storms,
he sits in t he laligii -gf oi Natur*
hard. s:id and disrousolate. aim <• inly
i n in- tes the nii-rhiug*» danger. '
vthattoliiiii.it mich te, is„ns -are th, I
mairies oi fashion—the splendor.
<*i'
apji.re',8 lltl all (ill- petty jt-nious:
e\ ited by tin- pu.ap of ihssipatin., : Vst
» h y pass hy .ml leave not a poi.;..'b*biy
,,» iiioii in remembrance. Tnis :,>,.n
of
;
and
„!! his so: will
as
in
not
is
nt
of
of
t„c
i
-ri-le. wtion i.tu v are brought ho«;,
, , ...
lo their own tannG . vt s. We lu-e
mil tin* i.illgllogc of invpir.Mmi to leh
us, til.it •• ri. lies take to tin-ms
wings, ami Hy away." tiicvavinu
mt-uiori„is of iuso.v, m-y with v>In
cur oaiiy papers abound, eMnbili.,..
ti.e iin* names of uten on e ,<s iiiusit mu
n in the rolls of toeiu .e, as those w!„
. xult il. ti.e pride and pomp of thaï
,-i.jni ions goddess cif-.i,i awful tesi-.
L. mony of toe truth of these remarks
it is u notorious fact, tliul the lists of
. soiveti-y, are not y el exhausted. A
datk and turpi.) eioud low- .s upon
„ur iioeizou; it is .»till uncertain wli-t
bead will next became the vi tin. of
its arrowy ib,dinner. Tnis is not •«
season of iriding ; dark, g'at.mv, and
port.'t.lolis, is Die stale vi out- pro«
ct'iiy ; the noise of iweiry and oi
I- uts. is succeeded by groans of an
gtnslt, and l.y , ries oi despair. It ,«
.. i remet., ous fn.-t, that so wide sp:,
iiing is tile calamity th. t now hove: •
over us; s„ , (implicated in nil it
bearings; un„ relations, involving th
i-niu of so many, so rapid i„ its
prom îtes, that there is scarcely
choice to he made between Mtr lu- -
r,irs of opulenee and the hon« 1 s
penury and want. To those who m.
be disposed to condemn this r.pr
senlalion as utt ex-aggerateil pictut
we can say let them w,-i(, anil the
will lind that time will very siioril .
testify, whether ttiis is aii fancy o
the faut,
eases
a
hy

Eight
.ving
he
»»un
now nbainio, ni, ■«, ,u perhaps si, liniere I
aie no»- it«atiug ( e—e
irge» .f cpnlen , ■
w;<o il w, w. it mil nother <m.u.
:,y malty ns
■ J.V., tli
I
K {
revoiutioi,. w.ii part i». 4 i
raws a.ul in all liis »„If n .,,s. 'i'ii
son of opulence, will then fed all tin
severity ol those Cul.i.silies w-iii-v. i„
, aw s<*of. *; ml pel-imps in Die oil
»iden-e of Ids good lortune denes.
AI v of .host- likewise who are d„o
M U to »-it. ounle.r a!! the binerons o
is
. i.e season, w.li at the. e„ ; of one ill e
unual reviduiioii,
, oix.iiimi wiiii Hit
-.im now deri a-lie
ex. hange i ii i
s„n« oi (ipul.-me
villi'ring* (hat
'bey eiiduri. 'I'eese mn«.'ks, we iron
... heaven, arc u.it made fedn. til'- l„w
of
I.e
»grovelling motives of e- vy—Troti
a wish to tiring »hurt 1i:„se e.-.iau.iti, •
on liie sous of iortune which
vit., hie tn tin- shiJMi.it
all
oi
re me
s, eut-ri ai im
I !*cj- arc i:
mou j/i wa|M i » 1 J
to remind those who have only fi r
nin.gii.ury v »ins-ioiH ■ lives In,'
ii-cii devoted to Die j,ur-u:i of tie t
*udv insect denomit. v.<i

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Tulavera, Cape, anti »tfmigon Whenl
file general spirit, now spreads thro'
our cuuntry, -nr Agrciulturai improve
ments, will, in the end, produce the mosi
valuable effe . There is no object in
husbandry more important, than that of
obtaining the best kinds o seeds;either
oi Grain, Grasses, roots, or other escuent
|p ro(lucts lui milll 0 r beast. Hut great!
the! „ ,
opened.! a,tenuon sl,oulü be pa,d bulU '° cl,mate
wiicn. sotl, am- t, c local i treu instances ».1
witbj eve, y Grm. J am led to these observa
i lions u y the several «»périment} i bave
noticed, on the Talavara wheat, which
maÿ turn out favorable when result are
better known A few failures in tins or
any other attempt at improvement sitôt, Id
not discout age repetitions. Individuals
soon become tireo ol fallut es ; and sel
dom repeat unsuccessful experiments.
This shows the use ol, and necessity lor
experimental formes, could such be
tablished and concocted skilfully,
doubt they may be, in die lime, and with
necessary assistance a. cl expe itnce.
Losses, by failures in expelimentscar, be
sustained by associations oi public s, tut
ed individuals, which no one ot the mem.
bers would encounter, tniscesslul ex
periments on such lainte would be more
influential ; because their accuracy and
truth could nol bt*- doubted. * ,
The Talavera wheat came into Eng
land from Spain ; and was, in the first
experiments, successful. It became
celebrated as a Spring or Summer wheat; ,
and was impôt led into our country as a
valuable acquisition. It seems yet to
retain its character; as being, tn itself
an excellent Grant ; but, in the progress
of English experience, i s fitness for the
climate of England appears lobe o uch
doubted, nor are the times and modes of
(culture settled. Its success differs in
es
as no
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'diftercmcou.nrits ! »»d,no doubt,in the
vatic')' ,f soils ; and some esteem it
Vst sown as a vvinicr „ruin. Most pro«
poi.;..'b*biy there are varieties oi this wheat ;
,rcqm. mg, respectively, diHcrt. i times of
seeding and culture. Let experiments
continue to be made, on a small scale;'
and . tsu ts, either lavorahle or adverse,
will be discovered, without any conside
rable loss or expens . it is now under
expeiintent litre, by some individuals
as a winter grain ; i e us to crop sovvnn.
in ihc autumn ; but the seed appears to
have at rived too late ; and the trial „ay
not turn out a fair one. Some « heat
from Chili ; and several kinds hon. 1
land, are also ander experiment ; and it
is lo he wished that reports nay b », . le
nt results. Wheat is the staph p.„ -jet
of our siale ; and no pains should be
spared in procuring the b- st kinds, and
assiduously atten 'ing to then cultu'-e.
in the (iiiitis!,) Farmer's Journal,
acr „nt
of the Cape wheat whi, b had turnid net
very U'-lavorably, This grain ha» », «>
been unsuccessful h tins muntrv. In
t„c name paper, a farmer states, that hi*
Cape wheat was not worth threshing ;
but" my 1 alavara, some sown in 'the
auiumn, ar.d some m the Sprin;.;, ait both
excellent." Another correspondence is
probates the Cape wheat—and < i the
i alavara, he says—'ail 1 have seen is
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very inferior m quality ;
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and if grown
ar.d cultivated to any extent, t tear would
.^oe Oiflirult to dispose of" An, „her»
states, that he hail sowed, (in Jan.) s-.me
Tahivara wi.tut, wlitch lias done welt ;
a«d. i ihiiik, promises to be a considéra
ble advamage to tlic agriculturists.
In tlic Farmer's Journal, bept. ilsts
,818, a (armer asserts, fini» act, al ex
perin.t-tu, that the ïul.ivaia is a winter
grain. He sowed it on the 17th Sept,
and " it was ready to cut ten days sooner
than other wheats; and was rea;. r in
quantity, and superior in quality, and
would make,
vMen ground, several
|.-ounds more Hour per bushel, and of
better quality, than the common sorts. ,>
file same farniar cultivated it as a spring
grain, and it turned out ill, though^wdl
attended, being blighted and light. Ho
quotes the opinion and experience of an«
other farmer, similar to bis own.
Talavara lies in the heart of -Spain,
very far south west of any part of Arre
gon. which latter being bounded by the
Pyretmees, and in a more northern di
mate, may furnish to us seen grain moves
eon.-enial with our own, it being im.rt a
corn
country, than most other pai is, t
•''pain. 7 he Arragon wheat may have
superior properties, but the change of
seed constitutes much of the witchery of
its productiveness.
1 hese extracts are made with no view
to discourage further experiments, but
to state fairly the citcumstawccs
which the f alavara wheat now
in England ; where it is yet in eaperi
ment ; and its suitableness for that c
thro'
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appears
-un
try, by no means we 1 ascertained. I'he
correspondents of the editor of the Jour
nal, dated from dith rent shire* ; and pro«
baly cultivate different kinds of soils.
great! In the Journal of September 21st»
, . . ,, *
Seed wheat 18 ttdvt, ,,sed : cal . led "
».1 ,h Arrrgon VV it eat; il is said to be 'the
producefroin one qu rter. (ci, lit bushels)
bave sent from thence, three seasons a^o, to «
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