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" ... is so, to demonstrate a rapid impoverishment of the soil of the United States. The decay of the culture of tobacco is testimony to this unwelcome fact. It is deserted because the lands are exhausted. To conceal from ourselves a disagreeable truth,... "
Arator: Being a Series of Agricultural Essays, Practical and Political: in ... - Page 8
by John Taylor - 1817 - 220 pages
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...we resort to the delusion that tobacco requires new or fresh land. Whole counties, comprising whole districts of country which once grew tobacco in great quantities, are now too sterile to grow any of moment; and the wheat-crops substituted for tobacco have already sunk to an average .below profit....
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