Excerpt from The Massachusetts Agricultural Repository and Journal, 1821, Vol. 6 I am thus distinct, in declaring my sentiment concerning the importance and value of this class of men, from no purpose of temporary excitement, or of personal concilia tion, but because I think it just and their due, and because, being about to hint concerning errors and defects in our agriculture, I am anxious that such a course of remark Should not be attributed to any want of honour, or respect. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.