Twelfth Annual Address Delivered Before the Mahoning County Agricultural Society, at Canfield, Ohio, October, 1858

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John M. Webb, printer--Sentinel Office, 1858 - 31 pages

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Page 22 - American affairs as the gentleman alluded to and so injuriously reflected on; one, he was pleased to say, whom all Europe held in high estimation, for his knowledge and wisdom, and ranked with our Boyles and Newtons; who was an honor, not to the English nation only, but to human nature...
Page 4 - She openeth her mouth with wisdom, and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up and call her blessed, her husband also, and he praiseth her.
Page 23 - Every Manufacturer encouraged in our Country, makes part of a Market for Provisions within ourselves, and saves so much Money to the Country as must otherwise be exported to pay for the Manufactures he supplies. Here in England...
Page 4 - She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.
Page 23 - it is well known and understood, that, wherever a manufacture is established which employs a number of hands, it raises the value of lands in the neighboring country all around it, partly by the greater demand near at hand for the produce of the land, and partly from the plenty of money drawn by the manufacturers to their part of the country. It seems, therefore, the interest of all our farmers and owners of lands to encourage our young manufactures in preference to foreign ones, imported among...
Page 23 - Gewgaws, and in making their own apparel being apply'd to the Improvement of their Plantations, would render those more profitable as yielding a greater Produce, I should hope they would persist resolutely in their present commendable Industry and Frugality. And there is still a farther consideration. The colonies, that produce Provisions, grow very fast. But of the countries, that take off those Provisions, some do not increase at all, as the European nations and others, as the West India Colonies,...
Page 13 - ... penitentiary, a market-house, and three printing-offices. The state-house is built on a public square, situated in the centre of the town, and comprising ten acres ; and the cupola commands an extensive and delightful landscape, over a finely variegated country.
Page 4 - She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff.
Page 11 - It employs seveneighths of the population of almost every civilized community. — Agriculture is not only indispensable to national prosperity, but is eminently conducive to the welfare of those who are engaged in it. It gives health to the body, energy to the mind, is favourable to virtuous and temperate habits, and to knowledge and purity of moral character, which are the pillars of good government and the true support of national independence.

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