This section of the book is from the Guide To Hardy Fruits And Ornamentals book, by Thomas Joseph Dwyer, published in 1903.
-- Very popular, large, pale green, good quality; bush vigorous, hardy and prolific. One of the best varieties ever introduced. Valuable for market and the home table.
-- A medium sized American variety; fruit smooth, red, tender and very good; bears abundant and regular crops. Free from mildew and sure to bear a crop even under neglect. Good only for home use as: it is too small for market.
-- (Red Jacket.) The plants are strong, clean growers. An American seedling of large size; smooth, prolific and hardy, of best quality. Has been well tested over a wide extent of territory by the side of all the leading varieties, and so far the freest from mildew, both in leaf and fruit, of them all. A wonderful cropper, with bright, clean, healthy foliage. Valuable for commercial purposes and the home table.
-- An exceedingly prolific variety that has been well tested and ranks No. 1 in healthfulness, vigor of growth, freedom from mildew and productiveness. Same color as Downing; seems to possess all the good points of that variety with a little larger fruit and rather more prolific. A splendid market variety.
-- Large, pale greenish yellow, skin thin of excellent quality,. being unsurpassed by any other variety for table use or cooking; bush moderately vigorous and exceedingly productive. Especially valuable for home use.