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I have the Honor herewith to transmit to Your Excellency, An account which I have just printed of The origin of The Board of Agriculture and its progress for three Years after its establishment, by which you will perceive the nature of our Exertions for the Internal Improvement and general benefit of this Country. I shall much esteem your casting an eye over this paper when your leisure...
You will herewith receive the Diploma, to which you are entitled, as an honorary Member of the British Board of Agriculture, and which I am persuaded will be doubly valuable to you, as it will be delivered by the hands of the gallant Kasecusko, who has stopped in this Country for a few days in his way to America. It would be presumption in me to take the liberty of recommending him to your...
You will herewith recieve, the History of the Statistical Account of Scotland, in the appendix to which, I have taken the liberty of inserting the extract of a letter I had the pleasure of recieving from you, urging me to persevere in an Undertaking, which I have at last happily accomplished. I wish much to hear, that similar enquiries took place with you, and that a Board of Agriculture was...
Permit me to request your acceptance of the inclosed. It may furnish some hints to those who build new Towns in America. I am on the eve of setting out for Scotland, so excuse a short letter, and believe me, with much respect & regard, / Your faithful & obt Servant N.B. a change has taken place at the Board of Agriculture, at the last annual Election, in consequence of which Lord Somerville...
You will herewith receive, Copies of a Publication, in which I am persuaded you will feel yourself deeply interested, & which, I trust, will be viewed by the People of America in General, in a favourable light; I mean the letters of your illustrious Countryman General Washington, on Agricultural and other interesting topics. It is the only work, hitherto published, in any Age or Country, where...
I have the Honor herewith to transmit to Your Excellency The account which I have Just printed of The origin of The Board of Agriculture and its progress for three years after its establishment, by which you will perceive the nature of our Exertions for the Internal Improvement and general benefit of the Country. I shall much esteem your casting an Eye over this paper when your leisure...
Sir John Sinclair presents his best respects to General Washington, & has the pleasure of sending him by the hands of the gallant Kosciusko the remainder of the Agricultural Surveys. If General Washington should want any to complete his sett Sir John begs to know the deficient Counties, and he will take particular care to send them to America, for though those Reports are merely to be...
I have the Honor to inclose a Copy of my address to the Board of Agriculture, delivered at the close of our late Session, from which you will perceive the present State of our Pursuits in the great Cause of Agriculture. I hope it will have the good fortune of meeting with your approbation. I also have the pleasure of herewith Sending the remainder of The original Surveys according to the plan...
I beg to return you my best acknowledgements, for the trouble you had the goodness to take, in writing so long a letter, respecting the state of the different provinces in America, and where a European was likely to settle to the best advantage. When I took the liberty of writing you on that subject, I was in a very indifferent state of health, and our public prospects were extremely gloomy...
I have the honour to inform you, that at the last Meeting of the Board of Agriculture, it was unanimously resolved, that the £10 remitted by you, as a Subscription for the Publications of the Board, shall be laid out in binding a complete set of the same, in the handsomest manner, and that they be sent to you, with a letter expressive of the Sentiments which the Board entertains for so...
I request your acceptance, of the History of the origin and progress of the Statistical account of Scotland, in the appendix to which, I have taken the liberty of inserting an extract of a letter from you, which materially contributed to induce me to persevere in that laborious undertaking. I wish much, that you could prevail on the Government of America, to establish a Board of Agriculture,...
Private Sir Whitehall [London] 6th June 1798 Since I had the honour of writing you last, a change has taken place in the Board of agriculture, respecting which, I beg to refer you, to the inclosed papers, and the annexed Postscript. Matters continue here, in so strange a state, that it is impossible to foresee, what may be the situation of this country, six, or even 3 months hence. We are,...