This section is from "The Horticulturist, And Journal Of Rural Art And Rural Taste", by P. Barry, A. J. Downing, J. Jay Smith, Peter B. Mead, F. W. Woodward, Henry T. Williams. Also available from Amazon: Horticulturist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste.
We have received the list of premiums, rules, and regulations for 1853. The following is the list of officers and committees:
President - HERMAN WENDELL, M. D.
Secretary - Joseph Warren.
Treasurer - Luther Tucker.
Manager* - V. P. Douw, B. B. Kirtlakd, J. M. Lovett, L. Menand, E. Corning, Jr., James Wilson, J. S. Goold, E. E. Platt.
Dr. Herman Wendell, Albany, chairman. V. P. Douw, Green-bush; E. Dorr, Albany; B. B. Kirtland, Greenbush; D. Thomas Vail, Troy.
Dr. Herman Wendell, Albany, chairman. B. P. Johnson, Albany, and C. P. Williams, Albany.
J. M. Lovett, Albany, chairman. C. P. Williams, Albany; J. McD. Mclntyre, Albany; J. Mayell, Albany.
J. M. Lovett, Albany, chairman. W. A Wharton, Albany; Joseph Warren, Albany; John Jacob Wendell, Albany. Ladies' Committee - Mre. V. P. Douw, Greenbush; Mrs. W. A Wharton, Mrs. Jas. Goold, Miss Reynolds, Miss Pierson, Albany.
E. P. Prentice, Bethlehem, chairman. D. T. Vail, Troy; Jacob Henry, Watervliet. B. P. Johnson, Albany; S. Morgan, Watervliet; W. Durant Watervliet.
Joel Rathbone, Bethlehem, chairman. Amos Briggs, Schaghticoke; Luther Tucker, Albany; John H. Willard, Troy; A. T. Richards, West Troy.
E. E. Platt, Albany, chairman. Dennis Belden, Troy; Dr. John Wilson, Bethlehem; Wm. S. Shepherd, Watervliet.
J. McD. Mclntyre, Albany, chairman. J. S. Walsh, Elisha Dorr, J. Dingwall, James Wilson, Erastus A. Pease, and Joseph Warren, Albany; D. D. T. More, Watervliet.
The Worcester County Horticultural Society will hold its fourteenth annual exhibition of fruits, flowers, plants, and vegetables, at Horticultural Hall,! Worcester, Mass., on the 21st, 22d, and 23d of September, 1853. The Society will also hold a series of summer exhibitions on Saturday of each week, commencing in May, (of which public notice will be given,) and closing August 27th. The following is a list of the committees for 1853:
Dr. Rufus Woodward, Worcester, chairman. David S. Messenger, Wm. T. Merri-field, Worcester; Thomas Bond, North Brookfield; S. P. Champney, G. A. Chamberlin, Worcester.
Dr. William Workman, Worcester, chairman. J. C Moore, Charlton; Emory Bannister, C. H. Hill, C. G. Coleman, Worcester.
Lewis A. Maynard, Worcester, chairman. J. P. Allen, Worcester; J. C. Stone, Shrewsbury; Ansel Lakin, James R. Wall, Worcester.
Samuel F. Haven, Worcester, chairman. C Wheeler, Clarendon Harris, Horatio Phelps, Wm. R. Paine, Worcester.
George Jaques, Worcester, chairman. D. W. Lincoln, Worcester; C W. For-bush, Grafton; Gardiner Paine, Joseph Lovell, Jr., Worcester.
Waldo Lincoln, Wm. M. Bickford, Geo. W. Richardson, Sam'l H. Colton, D. S. Messenger, Charles Paine, Samuel Flagg, S. P. Champney, Joseph Lovell, Jr.