Title: Annual report
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: New York (State). Forest, Fish and Game Commission
Subjects: Forests and forestry Fisheries Game and game-birds
Publisher: [Albany, N.Y. : The Commission]
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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ington, D. C, for the purpose of pur-chasing and preserving the property, and the farm which had already beenoffered for sale was bought accordingly. Through its agent, Mr. Clews,the association transferred the property to the State. The farm contains 243 acres, of which only 40 acres have been cleared;the remainder is covered by the forest. The two-story, unpainted farmhouse, built by John Brown in 1850, stands near the little enclosure in whichhis remains are buried. As the care and custody of this property devolves on the Forest Com-mission, a custodian was appointed who lives in the farm house. Hereceives no pay, but he has the use of the house and farm free of rent. As the house was built 57 years ago it needs repairing, and a failureto do this may incur a charge of neglect. I respectfully recommend thatan item of $300 be inserted in the Supply Bill to provide for a proper careof this historic place. Very respectfully, William F. Fox, Supt. State Forests.Albany, December 31, 1906
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Report of ti)c superintendent ofv$f)ellfisf)eries 3l)ellfi5l) Culture in New tate By B. PRANK WOOD.* WE learn from the dictionaries that a farm is defined to be a tractof land under one control devoted to agriculture, etc., and thatagriculture is the cultivation of the soil for food products orother useful or valuable growths. All this is very familiar knowledge asapplied to the dry land, but that there may fairly be brought withinthese definitions the operations of an industry in which lands covered bythe salt waters of our bays and harbors are tilled, cultivated, raked, har-rowed and planted with seedling bivalves, and harvests of a valuable pro-duct garnered, constituting a superb food for the masses, is less familiar andto many may seem quite astonishing. Unique Farming. It is within a comparatively few years that this unique style of farminghas had its growth and development until now many thousands of acres ofland under water have been carefully surveyed and the b
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