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E.I. Dupont And The Merino Mania In Delaware 1805-1815.  Carroll W. Pursell, Jr

E.I. Dupont And The Merino Mania In Delaware 1805-1815.

Carroll W. Pursell, Jr

Publication: Agricultural History, 1962, Champaign

First edition. Pictorial wrappers, 10 [double column] pp., foot notes, illustrated. Article appears in Agricultural History magazine, Volume 36, No 2, April, 1962. The importance of Merino wool to support duPont's textile fibers industry, plus competition from abroad for other types of wool. Also an article by Stephen L. Stover, Early Sheep Husbandry in Ohio, about Ohio's contribution to the woolen markets. Article is 7 pp., illustrated, foot notes, maps. Also contains sections on "Associated Dairies of New York as Precursors of American Agricultural Cooperatives," and "The Cooperative League of the United States of America, 1916 - 1961: A Study of Social Theory and Social Action." Eight pages of book reviews, information on the proper sowing of wheat, etc. Fine copy.

Inventory Number: 2086

$45.00