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Common Errors in Cotton Production

Common Errors in Cotton Production

Date: January 1932
Creator: Cook, O. F.
Description: Pamphlet published by the U.S.D.A. about problems that cotton-growers may encounter and ways to avoid or fix them. Contents (from page 1): Mistakes that interfere with progress -- Causes of deterioration -- General measures of improvement: - Changing the method of buying cotton - Organizing 1-variety communities -- Some causes of inferior cotton: - Planting poor seed, Planting on price conjectures - Changing the seed - Planting too many varieties - Failure to test varieties - Misleading claims for varieties - Propagating hybrids - Planting unsuitable land - Planting too early - Thinning too early - Spacing too wide - Picking too late - Breeding weevils in the fall - Mixing seed at public gins - Ginning too close - Ginning too wet or too dry.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Allenfarm Acala Cotton

Allenfarm Acala Cotton

Date: unknown
Creator: Rogers, John D.
Description: This pamphlet describes the qualities of John D. Rogers' "Allenfarm Acala" with photos of the business.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Washington Lodge No. 18 Record Book]

[Washington Lodge No. 18 Record Book]

Date: c. 1854-06-22
Creator: unknown
Description: Record book for Washington Lodge No. 18 from circa 1854.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Speech of Mr. Benton, of Missouri:  Delivered in the Senate of the United States, May 16, 18, and 20, in Secret Session on the Treaty for The Annexation of Texas.

Speech of Mr. Benton, of Missouri: Delivered in the Senate of the United States, May 16, 18, and 20, in Secret Session on the Treaty for The Annexation of Texas.

Date: 1844
Creator: unknown
Description: Speech delivered to the U.S. Senate in May of 1844 about the annexation of Texas.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Speech of Hon. Thomas J. Rusk, of Texas, on the Boundaries of Texas.

Speech of Hon. Thomas J. Rusk, of Texas, on the Boundaries of Texas.

Date: 1850
Creator: unknown
Description: Speech delivered to the U.S. Senate on February 27th and 28th, 1850
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Memorial of a Number of Merchants and Traders, Citizens of New York, Praying the Ratification of a Treaty of Commerce and Navigation between the United States and the Republic of Texas.

Memorial of a Number of Merchants and Traders, Citizens of New York, Praying the Ratification of a Treaty of Commerce and Navigation between the United States and the Republic of Texas.

Date: February 22, 1844
Creator: unknown
Description: Memorial presented to the 1st Session of the 28th Congress on February 22, 1844 concerning commerce and navigation
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Message from the President of the United States, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, copies of the proceedings of the commissioner appointed to run the boundary line between the United States and the Republic of Texas

Message from the President of the United States, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, copies of the proceedings of the commissioner appointed to run the boundary line between the United States and the Republic of Texas

Date: March 24, 1842
Creator: unknown
Description: Message presented to the 2nd Session of the 27th Congress on March 21, 1842
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Medicine brochure]

[Medicine brochure]

Date: 1898
Creator: T. A. Slocum Co.
Description: Booklet about Coltsfoote expectorant, "Come from the Fields and the Forests"; $1.00 a bottle, small booklet with 1 staple to hold it together; printed by T.A. Slocum Co.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Speech of Senator Houston, of Texas, on the Nebraska and Kansas Bill, Previous to the Final Passage of the Same by the Senate of the United States

Speech of Senator Houston, of Texas, on the Nebraska and Kansas Bill, Previous to the Final Passage of the Same by the Senate of the United States

Date: March 3, 1854
Creator: Houston, Sam
Description: Speech delivered to the U.S. Senate on March 3, 1854.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
“Cotton Book 1830”

“Cotton Book 1830”

Date: 1830
Creator: unknown
Description: Cotton factors journal; records cotton bale weights before and after drying
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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