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by the reverend Mr. Westby. 23.
Colman Mendez, Esq; by Mr. James Thomson, 312, addressed to Andrew D w -y, Esq; of Bristol, ibid. a burlesque on smoaking, by J. Gelt, 334. curious giant of William the Cone queror. 335. a lounct, translated from the Italian; ibid, on the force of prejudice, by Mr.Hayley, 336, elegant description of ma. ternal care and tenderness, written by Mr. Hayley, and addresled to his own mother, 358. the talip and violet, a fable; 359. an Ita. lian fonnet trannated, 360, hymn to fortitude, by Dr. Black lock, 382, 406, on love, ibid. on sellconceit, 408. ode to May, 430. hymn to the inorning, 431, elegy on a tallow-candle, 432. on hiler ibid, the power of love, 454 or represegration, 455 on the death of the.marquis of Rockingham, 456. on the repulse of the French and Spaniards at Gibraltar, ibid, ja praise of the city of London, 478. intended for a lady's tombstone, ibid. the peace, a vision, 592, address to ibę fair sex, by T.P. Westcott, of Martock, 503. lises on the imporral Milion, 504,
epigrams, 54, 528, 600, charms , of the spring, 526, on the marri.
age of an amiable ynuog lady, 527, the court dance, 5e8, on good nature, 55, on wedded love 552. ode for his majaily's birth day, 574, address to Ireland, by the reverend Mr. Maurice, 575. folie loquy on a spring morning, 576. the sealons, 'by William Browa, ibid, kind 'advice, to the happy shepherd, by the reverend Joha Ball, 598. on sensibility, 600. the
scare crow, a fable, 623.
their improvemert, 201, Watlon, bilhop, his plan for render
ing more equal the revenues of the bilhops, and those of the in:
fenior clergy, 385. Ycast or barm,réccipt to maks, 594.
On the Best Method of cultivating WHEAT, either by . DRILLS, or BROAD-CAST. In a Letter from Mr. TADA MAN, addresled to the honourable and laudable Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufa&tures, and Commerce.
« Gentlemen, " D AVING been honoured with your premium for the
Il culture of turnips amongst beans, for which I return you thanks, I find you are desirous of being informed of the belt method to cultivate wheat, either by drills, or broad-cait, both of which I am well acquainted with, having experienced them many times upon all sorts of land. But the greatest expe. riment was in 1752 and 1753. In the year 1752, I had twentytwo acres of bean-gratten dunged for the beans, about forty loads per acre, which I managed as follows:
" I first plowed it ; after which I lowed my wheat in this manner. Every other rod, in breadth, was in the broad-cast way; the other was in drills. In the spring I horse-hoed the drills, and harrowed it ; as I did also that which was sown in the broad-cast way. Both of them seemed to make a good appearance. When harveft came, I directed the reapers to cut each separate, and to make the fheaves as nearly of the same size as pollible. By this I found a great deficiency in the drilled wheat, not having near lo many hocks. This was tried on a sandy loam foil. Vol. II. 27.
“ The next year I had a field of twenty-three acres, adjoining to the other, managed in the fame manner : I found the fame deficiency, and I think it very easy to be accounted for. In the spring of the year, when the wheat begins to rise from the ground, the land being very clean by the hoeing, and the ground very fine by so doing, the showers, that are very frequent in March, cause the fine mould to rise on the tender part of the wheat ; which, when it happens, prevents it from growing any farthot. It is a very good way to row clover in. wheat in Fe. bruary.. I never could find, that drilling any thing but beans, pease, and tares, would produce near fo good a crop; neither will they do any way so well as in drills, by which means the land is kept clean, and makes a good feason for theat. "
" Now, in regard, tọ lucerne, fainfoin, &c. being put in drills, it is in a manner the same as in the case of wheat. I have a deal of lucernc, part of it in drills, which I have cadeavoured to keep clean by hand-hoeing. But, after a hard rain, seeing my horses would not eat it, I found, upon inspection, the earth was so much washed into it, that it was a good reason for fowing the other part broad-calt way. I'immediately cut off that they eat upon; and I then fowed the land over in broadcaft, and raked it with a hand-rake. I have not foupi any thing of the same kird happen ever since. .
" If this information may be of any utility, f thall be happy. in having given it, as I may be supposed to know something of the farming business, having been in it near forty years. I be. gan at first harrowboy ; from that I went through every other part of plowing, sowing, &c. 'and, before I was twenty-four years of age, I paid 'i8ool. per year rent.
" I have another thing to offer to this society, which I can explain. Iz'is, that three crops may grow in the same year, with the same culture and expence as one crop : and that they will not interfere with one another, but quite otherwise, wherever one is good, the other two will be forskewise. Thold at its time about two thoufard two hundred acres of arable; meadow, and pasture land.
. I am, with the utmost deference and respeel, IV.;.'"ini, your honour's most obedient, - HIGHAM,' . and humble fervant, igth December, 1772.'"
*. This inconvenience attending drilled lucerne is peculiar to Mr. Tadman's, and such other very iandy land.' For many instances can be produced of drilled lucerne, now growing, which is entirely free from