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in the year 1974, it shall be in tillage the year 1975, will be adjudged the ift or meadow, any quantity of such moory of February, 1776. ground, nor less than one acre, but no
Wheat. higher premium to be given than for two It has been found that beans or pease acres, the society will give a premium planted in rows or drills by children, as of forty thillings for every such acre in a garden, or by a dibber, or fown of reclaimed moore: The sum of sol. with a drill plough, will answer all the will be appropriated in these premiums to advantages of summer fallowing ip preeach of the provinces, and if more than paring land for wheat, provided the in40 acres should appear to have been re- tervals be kept clean by ploughing them claimed by such claimants from any one at least three times or more, if the growth province, then the sum of 801. shall be of weeds should require it. divided among them in premiums of 41. The society will therefore give to the or 21, to each, according as he shall person who shall in the year 1774, fow appear to have reclaimed, two acres or with wheat the greatest quantity of land one.
(not less than 2 acres) on which there No person shall be entitled to receive had been a crop of beans or pease in any of these premiums offered to poor rows or drills the same year, a premium renters, who holds above 20 acres of of 21. and also, a premium of 10 fhilarable land.
lings for every acre above five, the The sum of 8ol. will be appropriated whole number not exceeding twenty. in these premiums to each of the pro This premium will be given proportiovinces
3201. nably to each of the five claimants who The claims must be sent in on or before shall appear to have sown with wheat, the 15th day of December, 1974, to in the manner above-mentioned, the be adjudged on the ad day of February greatest quantity of land; but no claim1775.
ant who shall have fown less than 2 The affidavit of the claimant that he acres, will be entitled to any premium, never received any premium from the The fum of ssl. will be appropriated Dublin Society, for the said reclaimed in these premiums to each of the provinmoore; and also, his affidavit, with that ces.
2201. of some other person, together with a To be adjudged the 24th of Nov. 1774. certificate from a neighbouring justice of The fowing of beans or pease, as the peace concerning the improvement preparative to wheat, may succeed to made, will be required at the time of any crop except wiieat, or it may be done adjudging these premiums.
on lay ground; the rows or drills should To entitle a claimant to any of the be kep clean of grass or weeds by 2 foregoing premiums for moore reclaimed garden-hoe, or by hand : They who by poor renters, so as it may be in til- have no inftrument but the common swing Jage or meadow, it must be made to ap- plough, should have the rows three feet pear to the society, that the reclaimed afunder: they who make use of the moore has produced a crop of corn, or horse-hoe or break, may have the rows hay, or potatoes; and that the moore, but two feet asunder, or at any other disbefore reclaiming, was not worth more, tance, so as to give room for a horse to nor would set to a solvent tenant for draw the instrument between the rows more, than three Thillings yearly, per without damaging the crop. The fowacre.
ing of one acre with beans or pease by
, Printed forms for the affidavits and hand, in the manner mentioned, is equal certificates to be sent in by the claimants to fix days labour; half a barrel of beans of the foregoing premiums for reclaiming or pease is sufficient feed for one acre. moory grounds, may be had at an easy To the person who shall in the year price of Mr. William Sleater, Printer 1774, reap the greatelt quantity of wheat and Bookseller, in Castle-ftreet, Dublin. by the acre, and from no less than 10
The fociety engage themselves to con acres of ground, to have been fown betinye premiums to the same amount for fore the itt of November, 1773, with no the encouragement of poor renters of more than 12 ftone of feed to the acre, land to reclaim ynprofitable moore, for half of the feed fown and covered with every year, to the year 1775, inclusive, the plough,' and then the other half to and the premiums for reclaiming moore have been fown on the same ground and which thall be in tillage or meadow in covered with the harroy.
To the person who shall in the year To the renter of land who, in the 1774, reap the greatest quantity of year 1774, Thall low the greatest quanwheat by the acre, and from no less than tity of land with wheat (not less than 10 s acres of ground, to have been sown in acres) and before the it of October sl. the like manner, and before the ift of For the next quantity, not less than November, 1773,
8 acres The sum of 221. 1os. will be appropri For the next quantity, not less than ated in these premiums to each of the four 6 acres provinces.
gol. The sum of 121. will be appropriated To be adjudged the 20th of April, in these premiums, to each of the four 1775
481. To the person who shall in the year To be adjudged the 27th of October 1774, reap the greatest quantity of 1774. wheat by the acre, and from no less than
Turnips. 10 acres of ground, to have been sown For fowing in the year 1774, the before the rit of November 1973, half greatest quantity of land, not less than of the seed to have been sown and covered 3 acres with turnips, in drills, horse hoewith the plough, and then the other half ing the intervals
121. to have been fown on the same ground, For the ad quantity, not less than and covered with the harrow 15l. 2 acres
To the person who shall in the year For the 3d quantity, not less than 1774, reap the greatest quantity of i acre wheat by the acre, and from no less than The sum of 241 will be appropriated in 5 acres of ground, to have been sown in these premiums, to each of the four prolike manner, and before the ift of No- vinces
961. vember 1773
71. ios. To be adjudged the 4th of May 1775. The sum of 221, 108. will be appropri The sum of sol. will also be appropriaated in these premiums to each of the ted to each of the four provinces, to be gifour provinces
gol. ven in premiums at the rate of 10 shillings To be adjudged the 20th of April, for every acre, to persons who, in the 1775.
year 1774, Mall fow land with turnips To the person who fall in the year for the feeding of cattle, and shall give 1774, reap the greatest quantity of wheat the same three hand-hoeings; and if more by the acre, and from no less than 10 acres than one hundred acres should appear to of ground, sown with not more than 10 have been sown with turnips and hoed as stone of seed to the acre, and which aforesaid, by the claimants from any one shall have been covered with the harrow province, then the sum of sol. ihall be only
151. divided among such claimants proportioFor the second quantity, not less nably to the quantity of land which each than 5 acres
71. 1os. shall have sown and hoed as aforesaid The sum of 221. 1os, will be appropri
2001, ated in these premiums to each of the To be adjudged the 4th of May 1775. four provinces
gol. N. B. It is recommended as the best To be adjudged the 20th of April means of obtaining valuable crops, 1775.
to leave the turnips after the latt The foregoing premiums for the encou hoeing, at a distance of at least one ragement of the culture of wheat, were foot asunder from each other, firit offered in the year 1766, and will be continued for every year, to the year The like premiums for the encourage 1775, inclusive.
ment of the culture of turnips, will be No person thall be entitled to any of continued for every year, to the year the above premiums for wheat reaped 1775, inclusive. from land cultivated as aforesaid, who As these premiums are designed to enshall not every year on or before the 31st courage the growing of turnips, only as of December, by letter to the society's food for cattle: no kitchen gardener affiftant secretary, inform him of his in- will be admitted as a claimant. tention of being a claimant the next Every claimant is to lay before the soyear of one or more of the premiums of- ciety an account of the soil, culture, and fered, and also of the manner in which produce of the land, for which he may he shall have prepared his ground, claim any of the above premiums for the
growing of turnips, and the effect on not nearer to cach other than 8 feet cattle ted with them.
A Gold Medal. Cabbages.
For the next number, not less than For planting in the year 1774, the 500
A Silver Medal. greatest quantity of land (not less than 6
Larix, acres) with cabbages for the purpose of For planting out the greatest number feeding cattle.
181. of Larix, not less than 1000, under five For the next quantity, not less years old, between the ift of September than 5 acres
151. 1774, and the ist of April 1775, not For the next quantity, not less nearer to each other than 8 feet, than 4 acres 121.
A Gold Medal. For the next quantity, not less For the next number, not less than 3 acres
A Silver Medal. For the next quantity, not less
Beech. than 2 acres
61. For planting out the greatest number For the next quantity, not less of Beech, not less than 2000, under five than i acre
31. years old, between the ift of October The sum of 631. will be appropriated 1774, and the ift of April 1775, not in these premiums to each of the provin- nearer to each other than 8 feet
A Gold Medal. To be adjudged the uth of May 1775. For the next number, not less It is recommended to put down the
A Silver Medal, cabbages at the distance of about 18
Sycamore. inches from each other in the rows, For planting out the greatest number and that the rows should be about 2 and of fycamore, ash, Norway maple, wala half feet distant from each other, and nut, Spanilh chesnut, or black cherry, if the soil be poor, to put a small quan- not less than 5000 of one or more of said tity of dung or rich mould to the root of kinds altogether, under five years old, each plant.
between the ut of September 1774, and Premiums for the encouragement of the itt of April 1775, not nearer to each the culture of cabbages as food for cattle, other than 8 feet, engaging to cut them were first offered by the society in the down close to the ground within two year 1768, but not to the same amount years after planting A Gold Medal. as at present, for the society being now For the next number, not less further convinced of the great advan
A Silver Medal. tage of this husbandıy to the farmer,
Scotch Fir. have increased these premiums to their For planting out in coarse mountain prefent amount, which will be continued land, the greatest number of Scotch firs, for every year, to the year 1775, in not less than 5000, under 5 years old, clusive.
between the ilt of September 1774, and Potatoes.
the ift of May 1775, not nearer to each To the person who by dibble and other than 8 feet A Gold Medal. hand-hoe Mall raise the greatest weight For the next number, not less of good and merchantable potatoes, upon
A Silver Medal, not less than 3 acres, plantation mea
Weymouth Pines. fure
10l. For planting out the greatest number For the next greatest quantity, not of Weymouth pines, not less than goo, less than 2 acres
81. between the ift of September 1774, and For the next greateít quantity, not the itt of May 1775, not nearer to each
less than one acre and half 61, other than 8 feet A Gold Medal. For the next greaieli quantity, not For the next number, not less less than one acre 41.
A Silver Medal. To be adjudged the 19th of January Ail the above premiums for the encou1775
ragement of planting forelt trees, are Planting Oaks.
otiered for each of the provinces respecFor the planting out the greatett num- tively. ber, not less than 1000 of oaks, under The premiums for plantations which five years old, between the ift of Otto- are to be finished against the ift of April ber 1774, and the ift of April 17751 1775, will be adjudged the 13th of that
month, and the premiums for plantations The like premiums will be given for which are to be finished against the ift silks which fall be sold as aforesaid, in of May 1775, will be adjudged the 18th the Irith silk ware-house, from the 1st of that month.
of June 1775, inclusive, to the it of Rafe.
June 1776. For raising and saying in the year 1774, A sum not exceeding 450l. will be the greateit quantity of rape seed from given to defray all expences whatever boggy, rushy, or mountainous ground of the said ware-house, from the ift of
341. 25. 60. June 1774, inclusive, to the ist of June For the second quantity 221. 155. 1775 For the third quantity 18, 45.
The like sum of 450l, will be given to No less than 20 acres shall entitle any defray the expences of the said wareperson to the first premium;
house, from the ift of June 1775, incluNor less than is acres to the second live, to the ift of June 1776. premium ;
Silks fold by Wholesale. Nor less than 10 acres to the third pre Premiums of 31. per cent, will be given mium,
to wholesale buyers of filks, for the purThe sum of 751. , 6d, will be ap- pose of selling again, on the value of propriated in these premiums to each of such goods, provided the fame shall not the four provinces
300l. 6s. exceed 20,000l. and if it should, then To be adjudged the 19th of January' the sum of 6ool. will be given in pro1775
portion to the value of lilken goods fo Madder.
bought, respectively, by each claimant, The sum of 2001, will be appropriated from the ift of June 1774 inclusive, to for the encouragement of growing mad- the 1st of June 1775
6ool.. der in this kingdom, to be given in pre Additional Encouragement for Ditto. miums at the rate of 60l. per cent on the The sum of 2001. will be given as an value of madder of Irish growth, which additional encouragement to the above shall be sold either fresh, or dried and premiums of 31. per cent. rateably and ground, to merchants, dyers, or others; proportionably to the value of Irish qilks or if the cultivator should also be a ma which shall be bought by wholesale, for nufacturer, and should himself make use the purpose of selling again, by each of his madder, he fhall be entitled to the claimani respectively, from the ift of said premium, provided the value of his , June 1774, inclusive, to the ift of June madder be ascertained to the society's fa-' 1775 ; provided the filks for which the tisfaction; and if it should appear that said additional encouragement is offermore madder than to the value of 333l. ed, be of the value of five shillings and 65. 8d. shall have been produced by all fix-pence, per yård, or upwards 2001. the claimants, then the faid fum of 2001. To be adjudged the 5th of October 1775. shall be divided among them proportio
Erecling Mountures. nably to the value of what each claim Premiảms of 251. per cent. will be ant shall have raised
2001, given on the cost of every Mounture, for To be adjudged the 23d of February the manufacturing of flowered or figured 1775
Silks for garments, of the value of leven The aflidavits of the buyer and feller Thillin's per yard, or upwards, and which concerning the value of the madder, will shall be erected between the 'ift of June be required of each claimant,,
1774, and the int of June 1775, and if
the value of such Mountures erected MANUFACTURE S. within the said time, should exceed the Silken Manufacture:
suin of bool, then the sum of 1501, shall Silks fold in the Warehouse. be divided among the claimants proporHE fum of 6501. will be given in tionably to the value of Mountures which
each thall have erected
1501. the value of Irish filken goods, which To be adjudged the sth of October 1775. Thall be sold in the Irish silk warehouse, Each claimant is to make affidavit by retail, according to the present rules concerning the charges he has been at, of the said houfe, from the art of June in erecting the Mounture or Mountures, 1774, inclofive, to the 'ist of June 1775 for which any premium may be adjudg
6gol, ed to him. To be 'adjudged as the goods are fold.
WOOLLEN MANUFACTURE. from the city of Dublin, and not within Broad Cloths manufa£tured and finished from the 24th of June 1774, inclusive,
the city or liberties of the city of Cork, not nearer than 20 Miles to Dublin,
to the 24th of June 1775, by persons "HE sum of 2001. will be paid in who have never obtained premiums for value of broad cloths and broad rugs, the distance before-mentioned from the which shall be sold or exposed to sale city of Dublin, and the city of Cork. in any city, town corporate, or market And if it ihould appear that such goods town of this kingdom, to be entirely to more than the value of 2000l. Thall manufactured and compleatly finished at he so manufactured by such persons witha distance of not less than 20 miles from in the said time, then the sum of 2001, the city of Dublin, and not within the fall be divided in proportion to the vacity or liberties of the city of Cork, from lue of goods respectively manufactured the 24th of June 1774, inclusive, to the by each claimant.
2001, 24th of June 1775, by persons who have To be adjudged the 12th of Octob. 1775. twice alieady obtained premiums for such Provided that to ascertain the value goods manufactured at or above the dif- and quantity of such goods, they shall tance aforesaid from the city of Dublin be deposited in a hall or room in any and the city of Cork.
city, town corporate, or market town And if it should appear that such of this kingdom, which shall be providgoods to more than the value of 3333l, ed for that purpose; that every piece be 63. 8d. Ihall be so manufactured by such there viewed and examined by an inpersons within the said time, then the spector, lo be approved of by the Solum of 2001, shall be divided in propor- ciety, who is to certify upon oath betion to the value of the goods respective-fore the chief magistrate of such city ly manufactured by each claimant 2001.
or town corporate, that the said broad To be adjudged the 12th of O&ob. 1775. cloths and broad rugs have been well
The sum of 2001. will be paid in pre- and sufficiently manufactured, and commiums not exceeding 81. 6s. 80. per cent. pleatly finished, and that the prices at on the value of broad cloths and broad which they shall be rated by the marugs which shall be sold, or exposed to nufacturers, are reasonable. Tale in any city, town corporate, or The said inspectors thall be allowed market town of this kingdom, to be for their trouble in so doing, three pence entirely manufactured and compleatly per piece, to be paid proportionably by finished at a distance of not less than luch" claimants as may obtain premiums. 20 miles from the city of Dublin, and The Society will receive the certifinot within the city or liberties of the city of cates of the abilities and integrity of Cork, from the 24th of June 1774, in- such inspectors for their approbation, on clusive, to the 24th of June 1775, by the second Thursday in Odober ensuing ; persons who have already once obtained when the Society will have such rules premiums for such goods, manufactured and regulations prepared for the conat above the distance aforesaid, from the duct of such inspectors, as they thall judge city of Dublin, and the city of Cork.
proper. And if it should appear that such Every claimant must prove to the Sogoods to more than the value of 24001. ciety's fatisfaction that the place where thall be so manufactured by such persons his said goods had been manufactured, within the said time, then the sum of had been also his place of residence. 2001. shall be divided in proportion to Superfine Warp or Woof Tarn. the value of the goods respectively ma To the undertaker scribblers who shall nufactured by each claimant 2001. cause to be scribbled and spun for warp To be adjudged the 12th of O&to. 1775. or woof, superfine yarn fit for superfine
The sum of 2001. will be paid in pre- broad cloths, from the ift of June miums not exceeding 10l. per cent. on 1774, to the ift of June 1775, the sum the value of broad cloths and broad rugs of
2401. which shall be sold or exposed to sale Provided the said undertaker scribin any city, town corporate, or market blers shall have paid weekly to the spintown of this kingdom, to be entirely ners of the said yarn one farthing per manufactured and compleatly finished skain more than they have hitherto done, at a distance of not less than 20 miles according to the quantity so spun, and