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THE

CULTIVATOR,

A MONTHLY

JOURNAL FOR THE FARM AND THE GARDEN,

DEVOTED TO

AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL IMPROVEMENT,

AXD

DESIGNED TO IMPROVE THE SOIL AND THE MIND.

ILLUSTRATED WITH ENGRAVINGS OF COUNTRY HOUSES AND FARM BUILDINGS,

DOMESTIC ANIMALS, FARM IMPLEMENTS, &c.

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PUBLISHED BY LUTHER TUCKER AND SON, 395 BROADWAY.

OFFICE OF THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN.

1862.

INDEX TO CORRESPONDENTS.

Si
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163, 379

A. F,..

F.....

289, 309

F. G,

155

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..... 182

261 | M.,.

A.,
371 Economy,

86 J. M., Jr.,
326 R. 8 L.,

149
A. B.,
......213, 219 Edgerton, James, 84 J. N. R.,

117 Rudd, Harvey,

161
A. B. B.,
149 Edgerton, N.,

131 Johnson, B. P., 204, 238, 311,372 Rusticus, ..31, 35, 213
A Bucks County Farmer,. 111 E. J. H.,
197 Jobuson, Prof. S. W.,-. 166 Rutherford, R.,--

222, 244
A Buckwheat Farmer, 49 Elwyn, Dr. A. L.,.

62 Johnson, William,

164 S,
-.17, 18 E M.,
132 Johnston, John,.. 100, 213, 362 Sargent, N.,

217
A Farmer's Son,
218 Emery, Horace L

242 J. P.,

.126. 186 Sargent, Willis P., .... 108, 123
Agricola, ..182, 206, 239

E. R. A.,
193 J. R,
301 Sawyer, Russel,

128
A Kentucky Farmer, .... 255 E. T, C

377 J. R. R. & Co.,
293 Sarracin,

139
Albert..
114 Evans, John,
159 J. S..
163 8. B. 8.,

100
Allen, A. B.,
368 E. W.
294 J. S. G.

99 8. D.,

293, 314
Allinson, 8.
255 122, 147, 156, 176, 267, 346 J. 8. Y.,

193 Segar, W. F.,

.65, 99
Alvord, C. T.,... 28, 227, 246 F. A. F.,

293 J. T.
187 Serviss, G. P.,

155
F. C. W.

278 | J. T H.,
.82, 97, 99 Sessions, H. M.,

372
A.M
31
339, 371 Junius,

164 8. G.,..

163
An Inquiror,
122 Fish, Amos,;

63 J. W.,
..85, 96 Shafer, J. M.,

227
A Novice,.......
131 Fish, Elisha 8.,
163 | J. W. 8.,

317 Shattuck, John, 62, 126
A Reader, ..... 187, 2:08 Fitch, Dr. Asa,.. 189, 274 K.,..

.... 126, 278 Shelby, Isaac P.

183, 255
A Reader of the Cultivator, 233 Fletcher. Dana,.

380 Kalabaragh...
371 Sherrill, E.,

53
A. S. B.,
128 Flower, William,
35 Kalusbowski, Henry K.... 347 Sibley, J.,

321
Aspin wall, L. A,,
286 Foster, J. Horon, Jr.,- 143 Kansas,.

279, 357 | S. J.
A Subscriber,..76, 95, 131, 164 | Foster, Suel,.... 25, 31 Keator, S. P., ....157, 173, 293 8. L. F.,

244
187, 196, 261, 293, 326, 357, 308 Fox Hunter.
99 Kerley, J. D., -.196, 217 Smith, P. A.

162
Atkins, John, .75, 95 Francis, A.

.23, 35 King, E. A., 188, 191, 292, 346 Southern Traveler,. 83
Ausable,
85 French, Henry F.,
318
368 Sprague, Ira L.,

262
Avis,
- 207, 228 Fry, R.,

29 Kirby, Eliha,
219 S. R.

245
A. W. W.,
178 G.,
.172. 191 Knapp, J. M.,

252 S. 8. W.,

300
Aylesworth, A., ... 31. Gardner, W. H.,- ..54, 366 Lacy, R. 8.,

261 S. T.,

292
A'Young Farmer,.. 222 G. B. H.,.-36, 158, 197, 220, 249 Larrowe, J.,

218 Stanáring, L. 8.,

196
B.,....
107, 186, 195, 353

32: Leland, Warren,

322 St. Lawrence, 50, 61, 75, 86, 89
B. A.,
..163, 227, 293 G. D. N.,
178 L. H. T., --77, 336, 310

92,'111, 123, 146, 155
Babcock, A.,
121 Gebhart, G.,.
96 Long Island,

217

206, 261, 262, 286
Babcock, J. F
179 Guddes, George, .....-125, 252 Loomis, S B.,

279 Street, David,

257
Bacon, Williain, 14.37, 205, 276 George,

183 | Lum. W. 8.,

131 Subscriber,
Bachelder, George, 271,315, 3.3 Gitchel, John C.,

63 L. W
293 Sutton, T.

17
Badger, Charles W.
123 G, J.,

129S. W

117, 127
Baldridge, M M.,.. 319 G. L.,...

292, 326 Magone, Daniel, Jr., 116 Talcott, Jonathan,.-53, 93, 214
Baldwin, J.,-...
164 Glenson, D. B.,
132 Maitland, Robert L., 119 Tape Line,

..54, 118, 149
Bartlett, Levi,..14, 22, 143, 181 G. M.,

.179, 252 Marka, E.,.
.61, 367 Taylor, c. W.,.

179
221, 246, 255, 286, 363, 376 Goe, J. S.,

261 Massachusetts,

187 Taylor, J. C., 139, 160, 174, 210
Bates, U. P.,...
227 Goodrich, C. E.,.. 121, 159, 310 Maston,

151 T. C. P.,

307
Bay State,..
76
313 Maud, William,
287 T. E. C.,

15
B. C.,
293 Gould, John B.,
293 McClure, A. K.,
261 Thompson, James ----

278
Benl, Stephen B.,.. 251 Goulding, Dexter H., 127 Mead, P. C.,

229 T. M. H.,

195
Bell, J. P
223 Grennell, James S.,-

15 Miner, T. B.,

.54, 258 Todd, 8. Edwards,..12, 20, 37
Bell, J. Pierce,
131 Griffin, Caleb,.

97 Mittnacht, G, H.,

115

46, 79, 112, 191, 208, 303
Bell, Thomas,
49, 85G. 8...
347 Morris, Paschal,-.152, 364, 379

345, 347, 354, 363
Bement, C. N., 30, 87, 217, 248 G, W. H...
160 MOAB, A.,-..., 159, 191, 287, 315 True, O. W.,

348
307, 316 Н.
.132, 157, 23 Moss, A. S.,

381 T. V. P.,

379
Benson, W. H.,..... 326 Hallock, Isaac S.,

175 M 1'8. B. W.
163 Uncle Zeb,..

256
Blair, John R.,
311 Halsey, D. L., ..... .118, 123 Mullin, M.,

131 Underhill, George R.,. 82
Bozarth, 8. 8., 223, 262 Hanford, A. G., --.-27, 91, 122 N. E. A....

74 Van Voast, Albert, - -.146, 216
B. P.J.,
238, 311 Harold, John,

58 N. E. J.,
132 Voelcker, Aug.,-

267
Brevort, W. H.,
35 Harroway, James, 195 Nelson, I. D. G.,. .29, 138 V. P.,

294
Brown, A. B.,..
128 Harper, J. M.,

48 N.G. M

109 W

248, 336
Brown, Henry J.,........ 253 Harvey, B.J.,

107 -Nichols, W. C.,

29

...60, 150, 239
Buckingham,
180 Hastings, Harriet, 246" Norris, L.

76 Wadsworth, Judson,...19, 95
Butts, George,
256 Haines, E. P.,
62 | Norris, W. J.,
158 Wagoner, M.,

195
C.,.--.-. . 131, 132, 181, 365 Hazen, Jasper. 309, 342, 351, 361 N. P. A.,

178 Waite, D. B.,...

132
Cattell, 8. G.,
17 H. C.D.,
387 N. V N.

146 Walker, Alvah,..
C. B.,
320 H. E, O.,
1600.,

139 Walker, Hiram, --.47, 142, 172
C. B. M.
211 H. E. P.
294 Oid Erie,

145

174, 175, 185, 275
C. G.T.
261 H. H. P.
196 Old Subscriber,-
118 Wanzer, Abraham,

86
Chamberlain, Alfred, 57 H. H. 8.
215 One Who Ilas Tried It,--. 211 Warder, Jno. A.,

111
Chilcott, E. G.,
164 Hilman, John F., 173, 196, 361 0. 8. C...

119 W. C. D.

36
Childs, James, .85, 116 Hindman, John,
181 P., 63, 98, 99, 123, 132, 163, 164 W. C. N.,

23
C. H. R.,
185 Holden, E. L.,..... 53 Parry, William,-..49, 282, 381 Webb, Jno. G.,.

92
Cit....
319 Flomespun,
229 Parker, Daniel,

85 Welle, Samuel J.,

149
Clark, G.,
163 Howard, Matthew, 282 Perry, Francis,

125 W. E. P.,

75
Clark, J. W
148 Howard, M. M.,
286 Peters, Peter P.
326 W. G.,

131
C. N. S.,
131 H. B., Jr.,
163 Pettee, w. J.,. 109, 335 W. G. W.,.

286
Coe, 8. W
196 H. W. C.,..
.51, 124 Pettibone, J. S.,

86 W. H. H.,

280
Colman, W. H.,...... 294 H. W. H.,

..63, 253 Phelps, E. A.,

117 Whitbeck, F. A.,

175
Conard, Milton,
110L. I.,
157 | Phænix, F. K.,
318 Whitbeck, Isaac T.,

87
Conklin, R. M., ..119, 147, 165 I. N. S.,

157 P. K. D.,
292 W. H. N.,

164
C. W. T.,
65 J., .....69, 95, 272, 296, 297, 305 Portertield, J. B.,

343 Wight, J. E,.

367
D.,
128, 195
325, 341 Presbrey, Otis F.,

147 Wilbur, Wilson,

116
Davis, D.
151, 187 Jain, B.,

15 Prince, J. K.,.

297 Wilder, Marshall P., 09
Day, A. W.
36 J. B. S.,

227 Prince, Win.'R.. 26, 27, 58, 84 Williams, D. J., Jr., 111
D. B.,

164 | J. C.,....
.86, 132, 140 Proctor, John W., .19, 352 Wilson, Geo. H.,

58
D. C.,
204J, O. A.,-
-20, 378 Pugh, Dr. Evan,

43 W. J. S.,

99
D. D,
223 J. C. J.,
571 Puinam, J. W.,

66 W. M.

257
Devendorf, C. V.,
244 | J. E.

132 | Quinby, M.,, ...55, 147, 179 W. M. B.,
Deroe, D. D.
196 Jersey,
.164, 175 R., ...18, 99, 230, 34, 261 Wood, A. L,-

309
Dickinson, Hon. A, B., 10, 154 | Jewett, 8. W.

180 Randall, Henry S., 128 Woodward, Geo. E.,
203, 207, 302, 332 | J, H. (.,

357 Ransom, Newton,
132 W. S. G.

91
D. J. W.
93 J. u. T.
293 Reed, Newton, .23, 110, 113 | W. S. P.,

99
Dorcas,
122, 127 J. J.,.

195 Remick, Levi,.
158 W. W. G

65
Drayton, E. F.,
227 | J.J. T., ..209, 225, 233, 265

R. G.,
310 Wyman, W. G.,

304
D. R. P. W.,-
325 J. L D.,.
100R K.,
131 X. X.,

238
E.
306 J. L. R., 19, 68, 94, 115, 116, 140 R. McC.,

99 Yale, Albert,

95
Eachus, Horner, .
62
378 | Robinson, Solon,

93) Young Farmer,-

.84, 177, 180
E. U.,....
808 J. L 8.,
254 Rodgers, B. W.,
146 Young, Joseph,.

245
E. C. A.,
219 / J. M. C.,-....

SO Rose, Edmund,

151 | Youngs, Thomas, ...... 2:26

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159

-36, 66

281

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INDEX TO VOLUME X....1862.

(THIRD SERIES.)

- 349

305

141

-..182, 206

A.

B.

Bushel, Legal Weight of Grain,..... 116
What Constitutes a, .............

35
Agricultural Colleges, ..-
259 Balloon Frames for Barns,
281 Burhes, Cutting, in Swamps,

84
Act of Congress respecting. 247 | Barley, Beardless,

68
Time to Cut,

....35, 37
Department at Washington, °108, 161 Barnyards, Water in,.

193 Butter-See Dairy.
207, 260 Barometers, Disagreements in,

67
Education,
259 Reliability of,

75
Exhibitions,
260 Value of,..

139 Cabbage, Heading During Winter,
Kairs, Trials of Speed at
130 Woodruit's Portable,

10 Marblehead Mammoth Drumhead, 122
Libraries,
205 Beans, Culture of White,

65
..76, 114, 156

To raise Early,
Papers, --
320 Depth for Planting,

271 California, Encouragement of Agri-
Products of the United States, 291, 315 English,...

364 culture and Manufactures in, - 193
Societies, Remarks on,

65
Harvesting,
355 Large Orchards in,............

366
Buccessful,

65
Our Crop of,

114 Rain in,
Statistics of the United States, 172 on Rich Land,

163
State Fair,

377
291, 315
Value of,----
186 Wool Growing in,.

194
Plan for Taking,
66 BEES-Care of,
157 Wine Making in,

377
Agrioulture, Bureau of, 108, 161, 207, 200 Editor's Experience in Keeping,- 179 Campanula, Peach Leaved,

293
Good Appointment in,

374

Experiments with, --309, 342, 351, 361 Canada, Upper, Board of Ag. of, 292
Example in, --
362 Eggleston's Patent Feeder, 147 Provincial Bhow of,

336
Items aboul Foreign,..

273 Hives, Bize and construction of, 55, 117 East, Provincial Ag. Society of, -- 215
of Iowa,

Straw, Making,
157 Cart Owners, Hint to,

86
of Maine,
348 Hiving,
233 Crattaraugus County Fair,

357
of Maryland,
115 Italian Queens, Raising,
287 CATTLE-Alderney Cow Jura,

185
of Massachusetts,

205
Test of Purity of,
55 Apples and Pumpkins for,

53
of Monroe county,
... 12, 46, 79, 190 Keeping in Illinois

319 at State Fair,

334
of Monmouth county, N. J.,-
79 Meeting of Bee-keepers at Cleve-

at Show of Yorkshire Agricultu.
of Morris county, N.J., ..

82
land, 0.,...

33
ral Society, England, .

311
of Nicaragua,
10 Production of,

219
Ayrshires, sales of,

65
of New York, ..

299
Swarm of, on a Man's Head, 273

Barns for,

210
Albany County Ag. Society,

...97, 225
Smothering,
351 Bloody Murrain in,.

125
Albariy Town Union Ag'i Bociety,--- 128 Transferring,

132, 179 Calves, Coarse Flour and Meal for, 175
Allegany County Fair,
357 Winter Protection of,

20
How to Raise,

126
American Pomological Soc., 100, 245, 321 Wintering,

330

Lice on, To Destroy, 159, 185, 213
Officers of,
321 Beete, Crop of a Russian Prince, 279

227
Analysis, Value of,
105 Fine Crop of,

341
Teaching to Drink,

175
of Artiticial Manures,
267 Blackberries, Culture of,

254 Chopped Cornstalks and Hay for, 120
ANIMALS-Care of,
19 Leaves of, for Tea,

180
Cough in,

100
Coniparative Value of Different

Management of, .

158 Corn Stalks for,.-53, 126, 220, 254, 232
Grains for,
261 Black Knot on Plum Trees,

32 Cows, Average Yield of, ...
Do they Improve in New York,- 299 Bonapartea juncea,

89 Butter from One,

215
Foeding,
.60, 92 Bonen, Best way to Dispose of,

216

Communication of Abortion
for Canada,
189 Dissolving,

79
among,

203
Gain in Feeding,

93
Preparation of, for Use,

15
Drying up,

33
Imported into London in 1861, 273 BOOKS-Cochran's Farm Accounts, 180 Feeding Milch in the Fall,. 346
in New York,
299 How to Farm Profitably,

277
Milking Once a Day,

95
Pure Water for,
278 Hough's Farm Record,

162

Patent Milker for,
Wiptering,
41 Manual of Agriculture,

21

Product of Five,
Ancient Gardening Fancies, -
319 Open air Grape Culture,

202
of Seven, --

94
Ante, Destroying Red,.
157 Patent Office Report,.. ...21, 337

of Ten,

95
Apple Beede, Separating from Pom-

Report of Comm'r of Patente,... 324 Relative Value of Food for
ace and Cleaning,

of Mass. Board of Agriculture, 101

Milch,

221
Apple Picker,

352
Science, or Philosophy of Farm-

Removing Extra Teats from,.. 215
APPLES-Drying,

309
ing,

356
Stables for,

142
Evening Party,
91 The Boy Soldier,

202
Treatment of Dairy,

94
for Cattle,
53 Thomas Fruit Culturist,

Turnips for,..

370
Hawthornden,
-25, 57 Brookfield Union Ag. Society,

260 Crooked Horns on,

164
in Illinois,
226 Bromus secalinus,--

287

Cutting Stalks for, .220, 254, 371
in Western New York,
33 Brooklyn Horticultural Society,.

113
Devons, Good Milkers,.

325
Jeffries,
90 Bucks County (Pa.) Ag. Society, 100, 260 in Allegany County,

291
Northern Spy,
27 Buckthorn for Hedges,

108
Sale of,

325
Paradise,
131 Buckwheat as a Green Manure,

230
Disease in Vermont,-

370
Picker for,
352 Before Corn,

..53, 137, 229
Feeding,..

.92, 142
Rome Beauty,

25
Exhausting Power of,

.137, 191
Gain in,

93
Sowing Seed of, Directions for, .. 163 Not an Exhaustive Crop,.

186 in Scioto Valley,

60
Apple Trees, Borer in,..

Ve. Wire Worms,
192 Milch Cows,

346
Care of,
223 Buggy Harness and Bhafts, Hanging

Foot Ail, Remedy for,...236, 293, 300
Chips as Manure for,

354
up together,

31 Foul in the Foot, ..244, 326, 367
Disease in,
67 BUILDINGS-Balloon Frames, 281

Herding on the Prairies,

366
Fine Orchard of,

311
Barns, Balloon Frames for Large, 281 Improvement in Breeds of,

93
Large,

340
Cellars for,

145

Improved, in Western N. York,- 194
Making Bear every year,

197
Fine One, ..

325
in Vermont,-

289
Mode of Training,
59 for Horsen,

290
Keeping too many,

153
Productive,
57 Good Block,

151 from the Highways,

. 239, 330
Raising,
123 in New Hampshiro,

Kerry,

372
Reruse Pulp from Oider Mills

Inquiries About,
173 Law of New York about,

239, 330
for,....

294
I. W. Morris',

234

Lice on, ... 159, 186, 213, 227, 250, 394
Remarks on Raising,

142
Jacob P. Jones',

234
Matebing Working,

155
APRICOT8- Black,.

298
Plan of,

216
of Nicaragua,

10
Culture of,..

..36, 204
for 75 to 100 acres,-

24

Ox, the Great Sanderson, .....98, 125
Grown near Rochester,
297 Tight,
145 Pleuro Pneumonia Epizootica,

243
April, Suggestions for,
112 Cellars above Ground,

131
in Massachusetts,

130
Ash Sifter,
375 for Barns, .-

145 Prizes Offered for
Ashes, Coal,

..18, 67
for Roots,
357 Rain Water for,

173
Value of,

-76, 205
Design for a Farm House,

56
Ringing Balls,

293
für Manure,
99 Hay Barracks,

.196, 216

Rupture of Gullet and Vomiting
for Orchards.
250 Ice Houses,

in,
for Sandy Soils,

2:3
Laborer's Cottage,-

88 Rule for Obtaining Dead Weight
Time to Apply
Neat and Complete Stables, 267

of, by Measurement,

273
Use of,
18 Plan of Carriage House,

290 Sales of,
Asparagus Beetle,

274 Poultry House, Mr. Herrick's, ... 280 Short Horne, American, in Eng.
Culture of, in Queens County, 58 Two kinds of Houses,

120
land,

..171, 856
Large,-
226 Bull Fighting in Nicaragua, ..

11 Col. Morris,

290

324, 364

95

-326, 348

..91, 301

36

163

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