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" In times past, the Cornish people gave themselves principally (and in a manner wholly) to the seeking of tin, and neglected husbandry ; so as the neighbours of Devon and Somerset shires hired their pastures at a rent, and stored them with their own cattle.... "
The History of the Borough of Liskeard and Its Vicinity - Page 362
by John Allen - 1856 - 564 pages
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The History of Cornwall: From the Earlist Records and Traditions ..., Volume 1

Samuel Drew - Cornwall (England : County) - 1824 - 729 pages
...— Irregularity of public Weights and Measures, Iu times past, says Mr. Carew, the Cornish people gave themselves principally, and in a manner wholly, to the seeking of tin, and neglected husbandry. In consequence of this neglect, the farmers of Somersetshire and Devonshire hired their pastures at...
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A Compendium of the History of Cornwall

John Jeremiah Daniell - Cornwall (England : County) - 1880 - 340 pages
...a charge, usually 10s. or 15s. per beast for the season. This is a very old custom, for Carew says "The neighbours of Devon and Somerset shires hired...their pastures at a rent, and stored them with their owne cattell." The cattle are of the old Comish, North Devon, South Devon, Herefords, Shorthorns, Jersey...
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Gourmet Cornwall

Carol Trewin - Cooking - 2005 - 224 pages
...were hardly used by Cornish farmers: 'In times past the Cornish people gave themselves principally ... to the seeking of tin, and neglected husbandry, so...at a rent and stored them with their own cattle', Carew observed. The 1789 bread riots in Truro, which coincided with the start of the French Revolution,...
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