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Manures a prize essay by Samuel L. Dana

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Published by Printed by Bixby & Whiting in Lowell .
Written in English


  • Fertilizers.,
  • Manures.

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Edition Notes

Statementby S.L. Dana.
ContributionsMassachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture., Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsS633 .D145 1844
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. ;
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16306838M
LC Control Number2007570200

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