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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

1839,
333 32

Cash received of J. W. Proctor, for five
members.

15 00
$1,009 82

DIVIDENDS ON BANK STOCKS.
April & Exchange Bank,

45 00
Dec. 31. Balance in the Treasury,

723 42 October. Salem

Bank,

15 75 Mercantile Bank,

42 00
1.733 24
Commercial Bank,

44 00
FUNDS OF THE Society.

Merchants Bank,

33 00 Warren

104 50 Bank Stock, par value, $5,533 33 Village Bank,

22 50
Notes with sureties,
758 15

Interest on deposites in Warren Bank, 9 63
In Savings Bank,
885 54
Cash of the Mass. Agricultural Society,

100 00
Balance in Treasury,
723 42
Bounty of the Commonwealth,

606 00
7,900 44

$1,733 24

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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.

ANDREW DODGE,

R. S. DANIELS.
March 1, 1841.

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A LIST OF

PREMIUMS AND GRATUITIES,

A WARDED IN 1840,

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Wm. 'S. Marland, Andover, For Ayrshire bull, "1st prem. $15
Perley Tapley, Danvers, " Durham bull, 2nd

6 George Spofford, -Georgetown,

Ist

15 H. C. Merriam, Tewksbury,

2nd

6 - heifer, gratuity, 5 a yearling heifer, 1st prem. 5

working oxen, gratuity, 5 Albert Johnson, Lynn,

native cow,

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,

3rd

8 Hobart Clark, Andover,

4th

6 Perley Tapley, Danvers,

S. T. 1st

10 Joseph C. Putnam,

2nd

8 Moses Pettingell, Topsfield,

3rd

6 Samuel F. Barker, Andover,

4th

4 Seth Kimball, Andover,

H. T. 1st

8 Win. S. Marland, Andover,

2nd

6—78 Joseph Kittredge, Andover, working oxen, 1st

10 Hobart Clark, Andover,

2nd

7 Nathan Tapley, Danvers,

3rd

5 Jed. H. Barker, Andover, steers, 3 years old, 1st

7 William Williams, Rowley, steers,

2nd

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PREMIUMS AND GRATUITIES AWARDED.

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1st prem.

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*Amount brought over $212 John F. Carlton, Andover, steers, 2 years old, 1st

6 Daniel Hoyt, Haverhill,

2nd

4. R. H. Chandler, Andover, steers, 1 year old, 1st prem. 4 Joseph Kittredge,

2nd

2-50 Joseph Yeaton, Newbury, fat cattle,

1st

15 Wm. S. Marland, Andover,

Ist

8 Francis Dodge, Danvers,

2nd

6-29 Thos. E. Payson, Rowley, boar, sow and pigs,lst 16 William Williams,

2nd

6 John L. Noyes, Georgetown,boar,

2nd

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.

2nd

6 Jesse Putnam,

Srd

4 Daniel Putnam,

September butter, 1st Mrs. R. Buttrick, Haverhill,

2nd

8 Isaac Carruth, Andover, cheese,

1st

10 Mrs.W. Thurlow, W. Newbʼy,

2nd

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

1st

10 Joseph Foster, Beverly,

2nd

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,

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Amount of premiums and gratuities awarded in 1840,

$574

PREMIUMS OFFERED

BY THE

ESSEX AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.

1841.

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.
Experiments on manures of different kinds. All

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.

Attest,

JOHN W. PROCTOR, Secretary. March, 1841.

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THOMAS E. PAYSON, Esq. Rowley.
ALLEN W. DODGE, Esq. Hamilton.
ADOLPHUS DURANT,

Methuen.
CHARLES F. PUTNAM, Esq. Salem.
WILLIAM S. MARLAND, Esq. Andover.
JOSIAH CROSBY, Esq.

Andover.

The next exhibition will be at Georgetown, on WEDNESDAY, September 29th, 1841.

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