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Archer, Robert (fl. 1840) Report to the State Board of Agriculture on Elizabeth City County

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01896.012 Author/Creator: Archer, Robert (fl. 1840) Place Written: Old Point Comfort, Virginia Type: Typed document Date: 31 May 1842 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Transcript of original from the "Farmers' Register," Vol. 10, p. 335-339. Concerning the geography and climate of Virginia, the state's agricultural characteristics, soil composition, types of crops grown, planting and cultivationg instructions, farming instruments, livestock, and the faultiness of the state's labor production and its effects on both the economy and society.

People: Archer, Robert

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Geography and Natural History, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Economics

Sub Era: Age of Jackson