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Essex Agricultural Society, in account with Andrew Nichols, Treasurer. Cr. 1840.
1840 \By balance in Treasury, January 1,
$497 71 Paid Premium and gratuities of 1839, $298 50 Feb. 22. Derby's Note, principal and interest, 110 81 Paid do
do of 1840, 378 00 |March 4. Interest on Jonathan Shove's Notes,
93 34 Bills of
Cash received of J. W. Proctor, for five
DIVIDENDS ON BANK STOCKS.
723 42 October. Salem
15 75 Mercantile Bank,
33 00 Warren
104 50 Bank Stock, par value, $5,533 33 Village Bank,
Interest on deposites in Warren Bank, 9 63
ANDREW NICHOLS, Treasurer.
December 31, 1840.
The subscribers, having been appointed Auditors for the examination of the Treasurer's account, hereby state that the above is a true and accurate account of the same.
R. S. DANIELS.
A LIST OF
PREMIUMS AND GRATUITIES,
A WARDED IN 1840,
Wm. 'S. Marland, Andover, For Ayrshire bull, "1st prem. $15
6 George Spofford, -Georgetown,
15 H. C. Merriam, Tewksbury,
6 - heifer, gratuity, 5 a yearling heifer, 1st prem. 5
working oxen, gratuity, 5 Albert Johnson, Lynn,
1st prem. 15 Joseph Kittredge, Andover, working oxen,
12 Perley Tapley, Danvers, working oxen, 2nd
6 Josiah Crosby, Andover,
gratuity, 10-100 Joseph Goodridge, W. Newbʼy, ploughing, D. T. 1st prem. 12 Jede’h H. Barker, Andover,
2nd 10 Perloy Tapley, Danvers,
8 Hobart Clark, Andover,
6 Perley Tapley, Danvers,
S. T. 1st
10 Joseph C. Putnam,
8 Moses Pettingell, Topsfield,
6 Samuel F. Barker, Andover,
4 Seth Kimball, Andover,
H. T. 1st
8 Win. S. Marland, Andover,
6—78 Joseph Kittredge, Andover, working oxen, 1st
10 Hobart Clark, Andover,
7 Nathan Tapley, Danvers,
5 Jed. H. Barker, Andover, steers, 3 years old, 1st
7 William Williams, Rowley, steers,
PREMIUMS AND GRATUITIES AWARDED.
*Amount brought over $212 John F. Carlton, Andover, steers, 2 years old, 1st
6 Daniel Hoyt, Haverhill,
4. R. H. Chandler, Andover, steers, 1 year old, 1st prem. 4 Joseph Kittredge,
2-50 Joseph Yeaton, Newbury, fat cattle,
15 Wm. S. Marland, Andover,
8 Francis Dodge, Danvers,
6-29 Thos. E. Payson, Rowley, boar, sow and pigs,lst 16 William Williams,
6 John L. Noyes, Georgetown,boar,
2 H. C. Merriam, "Tewksbury, boar and-sows, gratuity, 5 Nathan Tapley, Danvers, pigs,
3 Perley Tapley,
pigs, John Hale, Boxford, pigs,
3 Joseph Newell, W. Newb'y. pigs,
3-41 Dean Robison, June butter,
8 Daniel Putnam, Danvers.
6 Jesse Putnam,
4 Daniel Putnam,
September butter, 1st Mrs. R. Buttrick, Haverhill,
8 Isaac Carruth, Andover, cheese,
10 Mrs.W. Thurlow, W. Newbʼy,
8-54 Temple Cutler, Hamilton, cultivation of silk, gratuity, 10 Mrs. H. Tappan, Newbury,
7 Mrs. E. Titcomb, Newburyp't,
2 Mrs. M. Burbauk, Bradford,
2 Three others,
3 Gardner B. Perry, Bradford, mulberry trees, 1st prem. 15 Temple Cutler, Hamilton, nursery
10 Joseph Foster, Beverly,
5 W.C. Richardson,
gratuity, 3 Moses P. Atwood, Bradford,
3-60 Samuel Stuart, Haverhill, crop of rye, - 1st prem. 10 Daniel Putnain, Danvers,
corn, gratuity, 5 Francis Dodge,
5--20 Moses N. Adams, Newbury, hand rake,
10 Andrew Nichols. Danvers, exp'ts on manures,
10 Joseph Foster, Beverly, hedge fence,
5-25 By the committee on manufactures, See pp. 90-3,
92 By the committee on fruits, See page 61,
Amount of premiums and gratuities awarded in 1840,
ESSEX AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.
At a meeting of the Board of Trustees, December 30th, 1840, the secretary was directed to prepare a list of premiums to be offered the ensuing year, and to publish the same previous to the Annual Exhibition, which is to be at Georgetown, on Wednesday, September 29, 1841. The following instructions were given:
On farms, on the dairy, on crops as manure, whether green or dry, on forest trees, on mulberry trees and silk, on irrigation, on improvement of meadows, on ploughing, on agricultural implements, on comparative value of crops, on fattening cattle and swine, on cultivation of crops, on animals exhibited, on manufactures, on fruits and flowers, &c. &c., similar to those of the last year.
Additional premiums will be offered on several other subjects-instance
The BEST CONSTRUCTED PLOUGH.
of which will be detailed in the Premium Sheet, that will soon be published.
One hundred dollars, additional premiums, will again be given by the State Society, the present year, to competitors from all parts of the commonwealth.
JOHN W. PROCTOR, Secretary. March, 1841.
THOMAS E. PAYSON, Esq. Rowley.
The next exhibition will be at Georgetown, on WEDNESDAY, September 29th, 1841.