Statistical Survey of the County of Tyrone: With Observations on the Means of Improvement; Drawn Up in the Years 1801, and 1802 for the Consideration, and Under the Direction of the Dublin Society

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Graisberry and Campbell, 1802 - 304 strán (strany)
 

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Strana ii - REPORT is at present printed and circulated for the purpose merely of procuring further information, respecting the state and husbandry of this district, and of enabling every one interested in the welfare of this country, to examine it fully, and contribute his mite to its improvement. The Society do not deem themselves pledged...
Strana ii - Report of the gentleman, whose name is affixed, and they publish it for the comments and observations of all persons, which they entreat to be given freely, and without reserve. It is therefore requested, that the observations on reading this...
Strana ix - State of education, fchools, and charitable institutions, — — of abfentee and refident proprietors, — — of circulation of money or paper, of farming or agricultural focieties, — of manufactures, whether increafing, of encouragement to them, and the peculiar aptnefs of the...
Strana vii - Nature and ufe of implements of hufbandry, Markets for grain, Ufe of green food in winter. PASTURE. Nature of it. Breed of cattle — how far improved, • ' • ' how far capable of further improvement, Markets or Fairs for them...
Strana 48 - About twenty years ago, very few wheel-cars were to be met with, except in the neighbourhood of principal towns, such as Dungannon, Omagh and Strabane; now every farmer, of any note, is possessed of one or more; though, in many situations, it can never be applied so usefully as the common slide-car; notwithstanding, the farmer, who is able, feels a pride in having a wheel-car...
Strana viii - Mode of hay-making, Dairies, their produce, Prices of hides, tallow, wool, and quantity fold. FARMS. Their fize, Farm houfes and offices, Mode of repairing them, whether by landlord or tenant, Nature of tenures, General ftate of leafes, — — — of particular claufes therein, Taxes or Cefles paid by tenants, Proportion of working horfes or bullocks, to the fize of farms.
Strana 198 - Agents, not acquainted with country bufmefs, may be confidered a great bar to improvement. The improvement of land depends very much upon the aftivity and knowledge of agents. I believe it is a general cuftom throughout the kingdom, to exaft duties of men and horfes from the tenantry of eftates, to bring home the landlord's fuel, corn, &c.; I know it is generally the cafe in this county.
Strana ix - State of education, fchools, and charitable inftitutions, • of abfentee and refident proprietors, of circulation of money or paper, — of farming or agricultural focieties, — — of manufactures, whether increafing, of encouragement to them, and the peculiar aptnefs of the fituation for their extenfion, . ' of mills of every kind, — of plantations and planting, — — of the effects of the encouragement heretofore given to them by the Society, particularifed in the lift annexed.
Strana 92 - In thofe eftates for many years back, leafes of no more than twenty-one years could be given by the two laft proprietors; yet, notwithftanding, the tenants went on with fpirit and induftry, in the improvement of their farms ; this they did, from a confidence they had in a good old modus, namely, that their land would never be given away to another tenant, fo long...
Strana 162 - ... and the latter fometimes as high as 8s.; but this mode is not general. SEcT. 3. Ufe of Beer and Spirits — -whether either > or •which is encreafing. THE extreme dearth of food, in part of the year 1799, and the whole of the years 1800 and 1801, put a total ftop to the diftilling of fpirits, and, in a great meafure, to brewing.

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