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[SINCLAIR (Sir John)]. Hints Respecting the Culture and the use of Potatoes.1795

[London: s.n., 4to, 4pp., drop-head title, signed and dated at end: by order of the Board, John Sinclair, President. Whitehall, 20th Feb 1795. [Bound with:] Sir John Sinclair has the honour of presenting his compliments. Feels it a duty incumbent upon him, to acquaint the Members of the Board of Agriculture, that by every information transmitted to the Board, it appears, that though the crops of Barley, Oats, Potatoes, Peas, and Beans, are in general extremely abundant, yet that the crop of Wheat in not equally so, and consequently, that it may be necessary to consider what substitutes can best be provided for that article, in Bread, Pastry, &c. so as to prevent any risk of real scarcity... [London: s.n., 1795]. 4to (248 x 195mm), single sheet printed on one side only, dated at end: 7th Nov. 1795. [Bound with:] To the Members of the Board of Agriculture. [London: s.n., 1795]. 4to, 6pp., drop-head title, Signed and dated at end: John Sinclair. Edinburgh, Sept. 11. 1795. Three items bound in one, some light spotting, final item is addressed in MS. to "James Clitherow Esq. Boston House, Brentford", later green buckram, red morocco title label to spine. Sir John Sinclair's recommendations to the members of the Board of Agriculture for the increase in the culture of Potatoes, and the need to find a substitute to Wheat. ESTC T36229 (6 copies); No other copy located; ESTC T51299 (4 copies).

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