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NOTES ON AMERICAN GARDENING AND FRUITS;
WITH DESIGNS FOR PROMOTING THE RIPENING
OF ECONOMICAL PRINCIPLES IN BUILDING'
THERE is a difference respecting country habitations as they are recommended by the author of essays and notes on husbandry, and what is said of country habitations in this work. The former was written upon the happening of certain events, which seem to have induced a hasty recommendation of the principles on which to build country habitations, with the especial purpose of effectually guarding against their being destroyed by fire, and also particularly for preventing their being easily broke into by force or surprise. At first, it was published singly, in a pamphlet; and afterwards inserted in the volume of collected essays and notes on husbandry. The present editor being to recommend a mode of building country habitations upon more enlarged principles, and that