This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V18", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
"Justice to Mr. Garfield impels me to say that I had nothing to do with the very interesting experiments made by him upon cross fertilization of fruits, noticed on page 23 of the January number of the Monthly. So far as I know he is entitled to the full credit of the work. C. E. Bessey."
Cambridge, Mass., Jan. 7th, 1876.