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4039. INVENTIONS, Seed box.—

The seed-box described in the agricultural transactions
of New York, reduces the expense of seeding
from six shillings to two shillings and three
pence the acre, and does the business better
than is possible to be done by the human hand.—
To James Madison. Washington ed. iv, 117. Ford ed., vii, 11.
(M. 1795)