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AGRICULTURE.

of the time when due. Each society formed under these acts is obliged to report annually to the
State Society.1

10b


An examination of the returns of the census of 1855 shows that Cattaraugus excels all other
counties in the production of millet;
Columbia in pears, rye, garden seeds, and onions ; Lhitchess
in plums and quinces, and in number of swine ; Herkimer in cheese ; Jefferson in spring wheat
and barley;
Livingston in fallow lands, in winter wheat, and in-wool; Monroe in value of farms
and nurseries;
Montgomery in lint; Oneida in value of stock and amount of apples and honey ;
Onondaga in acres plowed and quantity of oats, corn, tobacco, and cider; Ontario in sheep;
Orange in milk; Orleans in beans ; Otsego in hops and in domestic linen ; Queens in garden seeds
and strawberries ;
Rensselaer in flaxseed; St: Lawrence in pasture and meadow lands, quantity of
peas, sugar and butter, number of horses and cows, and yards of fulled cloth, flannel and other

1 Summary of County Agricultural Societies.

(For Town and Union Societies see p. 102.)

Fair Grounds.

Present place
of holding
annual fair.


Dale of present
organization.


First President.


First Secretary.


Counties.


VS


8b~

<=>1.5


Leased.

$2,850


1856

1856


$5,500


P. Ten Broeck..


$5,850


2,000

per

ann.

1,836

13.000

11,625

10.000
6,215

10,800

7,050


T. B. Campbell...

Simeon L. Rood..
Abram Perlee....


1,000

6.400
6,500

2,100

1.400


Leased.


1856

1858


2,600


March 8,1856


1838
1841
16,1841
2,1856
1850
30,1856
18,1838
26. 1857
11, 1856
4,1841
7, 1854
1841


Oct.

July,

Oct.

June

Dec.

July

Oct.

May

Oct.

Sept.

Dec.


Leased.

Leased.

1,000


1856


10


2,368

10,113

'30,000


1,000

2,500


Leased

2,000,

Leased.

3.500

4,000


1851


4,000

15,926,95

13,160

3,350


1855

1856
1856
1841
1858
1841
1856

1854
1841
1856

1855

1856
1851

1857

1855

1844

1856
1841

1841

1855

If

1853

1847

1855

1858
1858

1857
1841

1855

1856
1855


June 30,
Feb. 8,
March 19,
Oct. 13,
Dec. 2,
April,
Jan. 25,
May 18,

Oct. 17,
Dec. 27,
Jan. 22,


12,000

20,836

6,500

8,635

9.590

30,385


1854-5

1857


2,461

1,600


12


Nov.

Jan.


Abrams Stevens.. [N. C. Blauvelt....
H.VanRensselaer Henry G.Foote.
H. Gardner  John A. Corey...


Wm. C. Bouck....


G. Denniston.,


Lotan Smith......

Henry Corgell.....


Peter Crispell.....

B. C. Butler........

Henry Holmes...
f De Witt C. 1
( YanSlyck../


6,120

4,239


1857


2,500


Jas. C. Ferris  L. W. Thayer......

John Hatmaker.. Darius A. Ogden.


4,356

6,520


1854


Rensselaer,
Richmond.

Rockland........

St. Lawrence...

Saratoga.........

Schenectady.

'g-choliarie.........

Schuyler........

Seneca ....

Steuben.........

Suffolk.

Sullivan........

Tioga..............

Tompkins......

Ulster............

Warren .

Washington....

Wayne...........

Westchester.

Wyoming.......

Tates.............


Chemung....
Chenango...,
Clinton.
Columbia....

Cortland.....

Delaware....
Dutchess....

Eric...........

Essex.........

Franklin....
Fult. & Ham...

Genesee......

Greene........

Herkimer...
Jefferson.....

Lewis.......


Livingston......

Madison.........

Monroe...........

Montgomery..

Niagara.........

Oneida...........

Onondaga.......

Ontario..........

Orange...........

Orleans..........

Oswego..........


Chautauqua....


Putnam.


Albany a ....

Allegany.

Broome........

Cattaraugus
Cayuga
.......


W. Bewry..........

Samuel A. Law...

Henry Staats......

Lewis F. Allen....

W. C. Watson......

S. Lawrence........

Elias Prindle......

T. C Peters........

Lewis Sherrill.....

A. Loomis..........

J. D. Le Ray.......

E. Merriam.........

Aaron Barber.....

J. D. Ledyard......

Willard Hodges...
T. J. Van Deville..


Aug 9,1853

April 27, 1858
Jan. 28, 1855
June 21, 1856 H. Howland..


June 29,
June 21,
June 24,

Oct. 26,
March 14,
Jan. . 24,
June 22,

Nov. 9,
Aug. 11,
Jan. 8,
Jan. 7,
March 5,
Aug. 4,
May 5,

July 20,
Jan. 13,


Pomeroy Jones..
W in! Hildreth.'.!!
T. C. Bailey........


D. H. Little.....

T. B. Arden.....

E. Lawrence...
Jos. Hastings..


James W. Jolly..


E. Livingston..


1836


1851

1845


D. McFarland ....
Geo. Kneeland...
Warren Bryant..

R. S. Hale.........

Harry S. House..

T. S. Persse........

C. P. Turner......

II. L. Day..........

Aaron Petrie.....

E. Ten Eyck......


Jos. Kershner.....

A. S. Sloan .

D. D. T. Moore....
John Frey.........


Chas. McLean....
Hugh C. Wilson.

A. G. Corll........

Luther D. Eddy..


C. H. Skillman.
Asa Fitch, Jr....

P. P. Bradish ....


J. O. Dunning..
Wm. Smythe...


J. S. Bates...
Hiram Goff.,


George S. Ellas..,


Ralph Brewster.


B. P. Johnston..


Jas. M. Gifford..


A. J. Wynkoop..
A. Sanford .


D. R. Wheeler.....

Wm. Richardson.


Joseph Warren....


Ilion..............

Watertown.....
f Turin    and

( Lowvilie.

Geneseo ‘......

Morris ville.........

Brighton..........A

Fonda.

Utica and Rome.
Syracuse.
Canandaigua.......


Wash. Hollow....

Buffalo..............

Elizabethtown.

Malone.............

Johnstown........

Batavia.


Lansingburgh...

New City.

Canton.

Mechauicsville.


f Chatham 41
( Corners....)


Horseheads..
Norwich......


Monticello.

Owego.


Cooperstown.


Migratory..


Albion..


Little Valley..
Auburn..........


Luzerne.

b

Lyons.....


Warsaw....
Penn Yan.,


Albany.


Fairs held alternately in different parts of the county, and
generally at the place that contributes most toward expenses.

d Fair held alternately at Jamaica, Flushing, and Hempstead.
Receipts the first 10 years, $3,532.





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