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References

From George Augustine Washington, 16 July 1790 [Presidential Series 6:91]

From Daniel Byrnes, 17 January 1793 [Presidential Series 12:18]+

From Richard Peters, 8 February 1793 [Presidential Series 12:117]

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– and Alexander Spotswood [2 references]

– and Bank of the U.S. [1 reference]

– and government [2 references]

– and Indians [3 references]

– and labor [8 references]

– and markets [2 references]

– and soil enrichment [1 reference]

– Arthur Young's queries on [11 references]

– at Mount Vernon [5 references]

– barns and outbuildings [4 references]

– Baron von Poellnitz comments on [1 reference]

– blights, diseases, and pests [1 reference + 7 subentries]

– Bloxham hired [1 reference]

– boll weevil and [1 reference]

– by Robert Dick [1 reference]

– correspondence regarding [1 reference]

– cost of labor [2 references]

– crop prospects [1 reference]

– crop rotation [2 references]

– crops [10 references + 77 subentries]

– crops raised by GW [62 subentries]

– defects of Mount Vernon farming [1 reference]

– delays in sowing seed [1 reference]

– ditching [1 reference]

– ditching swampy lands [1 reference]

– drainage [2 references]

– drill plows [3 references]

– economics of [3 references]

– effect of Quasi-War on property values [1 reference]

– employment in [1 reference]

– English equipment [1 reference]

– English plowman sought [1 reference]

– English tools [1 reference]

– English vegetable and grass seed [4 references]

– equipment [6 references + 25 subentries]

– experimental [1 reference]

– experiments [10 references]

– farm machinery [2 references]

– farm work done [3 references]

– fencing [5 references]

– fertilizer and manure [63 references + 7 subentries]

– fields, clearing and preparing [10 references + 6 subentries]

– financial rewards of [1 reference]

– flour inspection [2 references]

– frontier [10 references]

– GW comments on [1 reference]

– GW's discontinuance of tobacco and corn crops [2 references]

– GW's discussion of [1 reference]

– GW's observations on [1 reference]

– GW's plans for Mount Vernon farms [1 reference]

– GW's views on [2 references]

– harrows [4 references]

– harvesting [4 references]

– harvesting practices [4 references]

– hay baler [1 reference]

– implements of [1 reference + 4 subentries]

– improvement of [1 reference]

– Indian [4 references]

– in England [2 references]

– in Europe [1 reference]

– in foreign trade [1 reference]

– in France [2 references]

– in Georgia [1 reference]

– in Germany [1 reference]

– in Great Britain [8 references]

– in Ireland [1 reference]

– in Maryland [2 references]

– in middle states [1 reference]

– in New England [3 references]

– in Pennsylvania [8 references]

– in Pennsylvania and New Jersey [2 references]

– in Russia [2 references]

– in Spain [1 reference]

– instructions for farm managers [3 references]

– in the South [2 references]

– introduced among Indians [2 references]

– in U.S. [4 references]

– inventions for [1 reference]

– in Virginia [4 references]

– labor contracts [1 reference]

– laborers [2 references]

– lambs [5 references]

– land usage [1 reference]

– lapses [1 reference]

– livestock [13 subentries]

– machinery [1 reference + 5 subentries]

– militia deployment impacts [4 references]

– Mount Vernon farm reports [4 references]

– national board for [1 reference]

– observations by GW during travels on Barbados [1 reference + 10 subentries]

– observations on [2 references]

– on Eastern Shore, Md. [1 reference]

– Philadelphia Society for Promoting [1 reference]

– planting [1 reference + 3 subentries]

– planting instructions [2 references]

– plants [5 subentries]

– plowing and plows [16 references]

– price of acreage [6 references]

– price of agricultural products [16 references]

– price of grain [1 reference]

– prices of farm produce [1 reference]

– produce [66 subentries]

– publications on [17 references]

– Richard Peters, Jr., on [3 references]

– role of managers in [1 reference]

– role of overseers [1 reference]

– rollers and rolling [3 references]

– ruined [1 reference]

– scientific practice of [7 references]

– scientific study of [8 references]

– seed [8 references + 53 subentries]

– seed comb [4 references]

– seeding and planting [1 reference]

– sequestered [1 reference]

– slave labor [3 references]

– societies for [14 references]

– sowing techniques [1 reference]

– squirrels [2 references]

– taxes on [1 reference]

– taxes on farms [1 reference]

– tenant farmers [1 reference]

– Thomas Jefferson on [2 references]

– threshing [2 references]

– threshing machines [1 reference]

– tobacco inspection [2 references]

– tobacco warehouses [1 reference]

– tools [3 references]

– trade in products of [4 references]

– trees and horticulture [15 subentries]

– use of buckwheat to enrich soil [1 reference]

– use of labor [3 references]

– use of land [1 reference]

– use of slave labor [2 references]

– use of slaves [3 references]

– value of farmland [2 references]

– vineyards [1 reference]

– viniculture [1 reference]

– weather [14 references + 5 subentries]

– wheat planting [2 references]

See Also

See also Fences and fencing

See also Horses

See also Horticulture

See also Livestock

See also Mount Vernon

See also Slaves and slavery

See also Slaves and slavery: of GW

See also Tobacco

See also Washington, George

See also Wheat