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YEAR'S RESIDENCE

IN THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA;

TREATING OF THE FACE OF THE COUNTRY, THE CLIMATE, THE

SOIL, THE PRODUCTS, THE MODE OF CULTIVATING THE LAND,
THE PRICES OF LAND, OF LABOUR, OF FOOD, OF RAIMENT ;
OF THE EXPENSES OF HOUSE-KEEPING AND OF THE USUAL
MANNER OF LIVING; OF THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF
THE PEOPLE; AND, OF THE INSTITUTIONS OF THE COUNTRY,
CIVIL, POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS.

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CONTAINING, I. A DESCRIPTION OF THE FACE OF THE COUNTRY,

THE CLIMATE, THE SEASONS AND THE SOIL; THE FACTS
BEING TAKEN FROM THE AUTHOR'S DAILY NOTES DURING A
WHOLE YEAR. II. AN ACCOUNT OF THE AUTHOR'S AGRICUL-
TURAL EXPERIMENTS IN THE CULTIVATION OF THE RUTA
BAGA, OR RUSSIA, OR SWEDISH, TURNIP, WHICH AFFORD
PROOF OF WHAT THE CLIMATE AND SOIL ARE.

NEW-YORK:

PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR BY CLAYTON AND KINGSLAND,

No. 15 Cedar-Street.

1819.

THE NEW YORK
PUBLIC LIBRARY
507121A
ASTOR, LENOX AND
TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

R 1930

SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW-YORK, ss.

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the sixth day of (L. S.) June, in the forty-second year of the Independence

of the United States of America, William COBBETT, of the said District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor in the words following, to wit:

« A Year s Residence in the United States of America; treating of the Face of the Country, the Soil, the Products, the Mode of Cultivating the Land, the Prices of Land, of Labour, of Food, of Raimont ; of the Expenses of House-keeping, and of the usual manner of Living; of the Manners and Customs of the People ; and, of the Institutions of the Country, Civil, Political and Religious. In three Parts. By William Cobbett. Part I. Containing, I. A Description of the Face of the Country, the Climate, the Seasons and the Soil, the Facts being taken from the Author's daily Notes during a whole Year. II. An Account of the Author's Agricultural Experiments in the Cultivation of the Ruta Baga, or Russia, or Swedish Turnip, which afford proof of what the Climate and Soil are."

In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled “ An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned.” And also to an Act, entitled “an Act, supplementary to an Act, entitled an Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."

JAMES DILL, Clerk of the Southern District of New-York.

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