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" Scotch swing-plough, which, since made wholly of iron, has long been regarded as the best in use in England. In 1785 Robert Ransome, of Ipswich, introduced castiron shares, and about 1803 made improvements still in use, by making the cutting edges of... "
Manufactures of the United States in 1860: Compiled from the Original ... - Page ccviii
by United States. Census Office. 8th Census, 1860, James Madison Edmunds - 1865 - 745 pages
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Agriculture of the United States in 1860

United States. Census office. 8th census, 1860, United States. Census Office - Agriculture - 1864 - 292 pages
...still using wrought-iron shares. During fifty years he continued to manufacture and improve the Scoteh swing-plough, which, since made wholly of iron, has...half the expense of the clumsy wooden plough of that dale, came tardily into use. It is said that Sir Robert Peel, in 1835, having presented a farmers'...
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AGRICULTURE OF THE UNITED STATES IN 1860

JOSEPH C.G. KENNEDY - 1864
...Ransome, of Ipswich, introduced castiron shares, and about 1803 made improvements still in use, by making1 the cutting edges of chilled iron harder than steel,...that Sir Robert Peel, in 1835, having presented a farmers' club with two iron ploughs of the best construction, found on his next visit the old ploughs...
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Agriculture of the United States in 1860: Compiled from the Original Returns ...

United States. Census Office. 8th Census, 1860, Joseph Camp Griffith Kennedy - Agriculture - 1864 - 292 pages
...first iron plough has been attributed to William Allan, a farmer of Lanarkshire, in Scotland, in 180-1, but an iron plough was presented to the Society of...that Sir Robert Peel, in 1835, having presented a fanners' club with two iron ploughs of the best construction, found on his next visit the old ploughs...
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Land and Labor in the United States

William Godwin Moody, Herbert Spencer - Agriculture - 1883 - 360 pages
...has been attributed to William Allan, a farmer of Lanarkshire, Scotland, in 1804 ; but an iron plow was presented to the Society of Arts, in London, as early as 1773, by a Mr. Brand. The cast iron plow was introduced soon after. The first patent issued in the United States after the organization...
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