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In Bulletin #146 of the United States Department of Agriculture, published on Sept. 25, 1914, William Meadows, a "Cotton Technologist," examined the "Economic Conditions of the Sea Island Cotton Industry." Comment?
In the 1700s, there were four basic materials used to make clothing: cotton, silk, wool and flax. Cotton was first planted as a garden crop in Virginia in 1621. Comment?
The largest rice planter in Georgia was Nathaniel Heyward, who - by the time he died in 1851 - accumulated 4,390 acres divided into 14 different rice plantations. In 1860, the average size of Savannah River rice plantations was about 425 acres per plantation, with the largest single plantation reaching 1200 acres. Comment?
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