Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society

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BUSINESS MEETING April 5 1879 Resolutions in memory of John M
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PREFATORY NOTE
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BUSINESS MEETING November 1 Resolution of thanks to C 0 Whitmore
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PLANTS AND FLOWERS p 124 Azalea
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Plants and Flowers 137 Prizes and Gratuities awarded
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FRUITS p 156 Notes on new fruits 160
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON VEGETABLES p 173 Prizes and Gratuities
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON GARDENS
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLICATION AND DISCUSSION
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PLANTS AND FLOWERS 196 Azalea
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REPORT OF THE TREASURER
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SEMICENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY p 214 Speech of Samuel H Wales
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ADDRESS OF HON MARSHALL P WILDER
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OFFICERS AND STANDING COMMITTEES FOR 1880
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EXTRACTS FROM THE BYLAWS
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BUSINESS MEETING January 10 Report of Treasurer and Finance Com
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION Cultivation of the Cypripedium by Joseph
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BUSINESS MEETING January 29 35
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION Fruits Best Adapted for Market Purposes
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION January 24 The Most Promising New Hardy
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION January 31 Native Plants by Mrs C N
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION The Profits of Farming and Gardening in
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BUSINESS MEETING February 21 Report on Arrangement of Library Room 7274
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION Peat and Peat Land by Josiah Talbot
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION February 28 The Tailby Stock for Roses Effects
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BUSINESS MEETING March 6 Election of Member 93
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION March 22 Apple Culture pp 9096 Influence
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION Influence of the Stock and Graft by Dr E L
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION March 13 In ence of th Stock and Graft 112119
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION March 20 Rose Culture by Joseph Tailby
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION March 27 Rose Culture pp 125131 Best Method
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CORRESPONDENCE Letter from Edmund H Hart on Orange Culture
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REPORT OF THE LIBRARY COMMITTEE p 276 Library Accessions
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REPORT OF THE TREASURER
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OFFICERS AND STANDING COMMITTEES FOR 1881
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EXTRACTS FROM THE BYLAWS
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BUSINESS MEETING February 5 47
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION Southern Competition in Small Fruits 4756
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION Peach Culture by Caleb Bates pp 5659 Dis
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BUSINESS MEETING February 19 65
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BUSINESS MEETING February 26 Plate for Certificates of Merit 72
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BUSINESS MEETING March 5 Decease of E Fred Washburn Hon John
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION New Hardy Ornamental Trees and Shrubs
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BUSINESS MEETING March 12 88
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION Vegetables and their Culture pp 8895 Plum
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BUSINESS MEETING March 19 Seeds from California
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BUSINESS MEETING April 2 1881 Proceedings of American Pomological
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BUSINESS MEETING June 4 Resolutions in memory of Hon Andrews Breed
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BUSINESS MEETING October 1 Annual Election pp 131 136 Proposals
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BusineSS MEETING December 10 Proposal of member p 142 Report
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BUSINESS MEETING December 17 145
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BUSINESS MEETING December 24 Prospective Prize for Essay 154 155
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MEETING FOR DISCUSSION Ornamental Arboriculture by John Robinson
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PLANTS AND FLOWERS New and Rare Plants
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON Fruits pp 227231 Notes on New Fruits
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON GARDENS Residence of Hon Francis
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MEETING OF THE AMERICAN POMOLOGICAL SOCIETY Introductory Exer
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLICATION AND DISCUSSION 292 2013
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REPORT OF THE SECRETARY AND LIBRARIAN 314 313
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MOUNT AUBURN CEMETERY 320
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DATE OF FLOWERING OF TREES AND SHRUBS IN EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS
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OFFICERS AND STANDING COMMITTEES FOR 1882 359
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EXTRACTS FROM THE CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS
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