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LIBRARY OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE.
USEFUL AND ORNAMENTAL
PUBLISHED UNDER THE SUPERINTENDENCE OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE
DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE.
Chairman-The Right Hon. the LORD CHANCELLOR.
Treasurer-WILLIAM TOOKE, Esq., F.R.S. W. Allen, Esq., F.R. & R.A.S.Sir T. Denman, M.P., Attor-Edwin Hill, Esq.
W. H. Ord, Esq. Rt. Hon. Visc. Althorp, M.P. ney-General.
Sir J. Cam Hobhouse,Bt.,M.P. Rt. Hon. Sir H. Parnell, Bart. Chancellor of the Exchequer. Rt. Hon. Lord Dover, F.R.S., Secretary at War.
M.P. Rt. Hon. Lord Ashley, M.P. F.S.A.
David Jardine, Esq., A.M. Rt. Hon. T. S. Rice, M.P. F.R.A.S. Lt. Drummond, R.E., F.R.A.S. Henry B. Ker, Es
F.A.S., Sec. to the Treasury. Rt. Hon. Lord Auckland, Presi- Viscount Ebrington, M.P. Th. Hewitt Key, Esq., A.M. Dr. Roget, Sec., R.S., F.R.A.S.
dent of the Board of Trade. T.F. Ellis, Esq., M.A.,F.R.A.S. George C. Lewis, Esq., M.A. Sir M. A. Shee, P.R.A., F.R.S. W. B. Baring, Esq.
John Elliotson, M.D., F.R.S. Elward Lloyd, Esq., M.A. Rev. Richard Sheepshanks, Capt. F. Beaufort, R.N., F.R., How. Elphinstone, Esq., M.A. James Loch, Esq., M.P., F.G.S. M.A.
and R.A.S., Hydrograpber to Thomas Falconer, Esq. George Lony, Esq., A.M. J. Smith, Esq., M.P. the Admiralty.
I. L. Goldsmid, Esq., H.R. and J. W. Lubbock, Esq.,F.R.,R.A. Wm. Sturch, Esq. Sir C. Bell, F.R.S. L. and E. R.A.S.
Dr. A. T. Thomson, F.L.S. John Bostock, M.D.F.R.S. B. Gompertz, Esq., F.R. and Zachary Macaulay, Esq. N. A. Vigors, Esq., F.R.S. The Rt. Rev. the Bishop of R.A.S.
H. Malden, Esq, A.M. John Ward, Esq. Chichester.
G. B. Greenough, Esq., F.R. Sir B. H. Malkin, M.A. H. Waymouth, Esq. William Coulson, Esq.
A. T. Malkin, Esq., M.A. J. Whishaw, Esq., M.A,F.R.S. R. D. Craig, Esq.
H. Hallam, Esq., F.R.S,, M.A. James Manninn, Esq. John Wrottesley, Esq., M.A. Wm. Crawford, Esq. M. D. Hill, Esq.
J.Herman Merivale, Esq.,F.A.S. Sec., R.A.S. J. Fred. Daniell, Esq., F.R.S. Rowland Hill, Esq., F.R.A.S. (James Mill, Esq.
Anglesea-Rev. E. Williams.
Carnarvon-R. A. Poole, Esq. Keighley, Yorkshire - Rev. T. Rippon-Rev. H. P. Hamilton, Rev. W. Johnson. William Roberts, Esq.
A.M., F.R.S., and G.S. Mr. Miller. Chester-Hayes Lyon, Esq. Launceston-Rev. J. Barfitt.
Rev. P. Ewart, M.A. Ashburton–J.F.Kingston, Esq. Rev. Mr. Aspland.
Leamington Spa-Dr. Loudon, Ruthen-Rev. the Warden of, Bilston-Rev. W. Leigh. W. Cole, Jun., Esq.
Humphreys Jones, Esq. Birmingham.-Rev. John Cor Dr. Cumming
Leeds-J. Marshall, Esq. Sheffield-J. H. Abraham, Esq. rie, F.R.S., Chairman. Dr. Jones.
Benjamin Gott, Esq;
Shrerrsbury - R. A. Slaney
South Petherton-John Nichoos. Parkes, Esq. Hon. Rev. Mr. Thorp.
Liverpool Local Association
letts, Esq. W. Redfern, Esq. Secs. - Wardell, Esq.
Dr. Traill, Chairman.
St. Asaph-Rev. Geo. Strong. Bonn.-Leonard Horner, Esq. - Wedge, Esq.
J. Mulleneux, Esq., Treas.
Stockport-Henry Marsland, F.R.S.L.&E. Chichester-Dr. Forbes, F.R.S. Rev. W. Shepherd.
Esq., Treasurer Bristol-J. N. Sanders, Esq., Dr. Sanden.
J. Ashton Yates, Esq.
Henry Coppock, Esq., Sec. Chairman.
Taristock-Rev. W. Evans. C. C. Dendy, Esq.
Ludlone-T. A. Knighi, Esq.,
John Rundle, Esq.
The Rev. William Field, Bury St. Edmunds.-B. Bevan, Derby-Joseph Struti, Esq. Manchester Local Asociation (Lean.) Esq.
Devonport-Lt.-Col. J. Hamil G.W.Wood, Esq., Chairman. Vaterford-Sir John Newport, Cambridge-Rev. James Bow
Bart., M.P. ton Smith, F.R. & L.S. Benj. Heywood, Esq., Treus. stead, M...
John Coles, Esq.
T. W. Winstanley, Esq., Wolverhampton – J. Pearson, Rev. Prof. Henslow, M.A., Etruria - Jos. Wedgwood, Esq. Hon. Sec.
Worcester-Dr. Corbett, M.D. Rev. Leonard Jenyns, M.A.,
Dr. Hastings, M.D.
Monmouth-J. H. Moggridge,
C. H. Hebb, Esq.
Wrexham- Thomas Edgworth, D. Bannatyne, Esq.
Neath-John Rowland, Esq. Rev. Geo. Peacock, M.A., Rt. Grahame, Esq.
Nerdcastle-James Losb, Esq.
J. E. Rowman, Esq., F.L.S. Rev. Prof. Sedgwick, M.A., Alexander McGrigor, Esq. Neport--Ab. Clarke, Esq.
Major William Lloyd. Professor Sinyth, M.A. Mr. T. Atkinson, Hon. Sec. R. G. Kirkpatrick, Esq.
Yarmouth - C. E. Rumbold, Rev. C. Thirlwall, M.A. Glamorganshire
Neroport Pagnell–J. Millar, Esq
Dawson Turner, Esq.
York-Rev. J. Kenrick, A.M. Rev. George Waddington. W. Williams, Esq., Aber- Norwich-Rt.Hon. Ld. Suffield.
John Wood, Esq., M.P. Canterbury.-Alex.B. Higgins, pergwm.
Rich. Bacon, Esq.
Holywell-The Rev. J. Black-Plymouth-Geo. Harvey, Esq.,
Of some of the Advantages resulting from judicious Planting
Of the structure of Trees, and of the natural Agents which influence and
govern the growth of the Plants from the period of germination, until the Trees arrive at full maturity
Of the different modes of rearing Forest-Trees :—By sowing the seeds on
the spot where they are to remain for Timber. By sowing the seeds on nursery beds, and afterwards transplanting the young trees to their timber sites. Modes of propagating, and of transplanting, preserving, and training proper shoots or suckers produced by coppice roots or stools. Comparative advantages and disadvantages of the different modes; and of simple and mixed Plantations
Of the soils and sites most profitably employed in the Growth of Timber;
intimate nature of different soils peculiarly adapted for the Growth of particular species of Forest-Trees
Of the most approved modes of preparing different Soils for the reception
of the Plants--Fencing, Draining, Ploughing, Trenching. Of the formation of rides or carriage-ways into the interior of plantations. Of the best mode of covering these with Herbage