The Parsonage is also believed to have originated at New Rochelle. It stands on the premises of the Rev. Dr. R. M. Morgan, and is a constant and abundant bearer, of from ten to twenty bushels annually.

Size, large, 3 inches in length by 2 in width. Form, pyriform, usually rounded at the base, sometimes long-turbinate. Skin, yellow, interspersed with numerous russet dots, a good deal russeted at the base, and russet markings at the crown. Stem, five-eighths to six-eighths of an inch long by one-sixth thick, inserted, with little or no depression, by sometimes a fleshy termination. Calyx, medium; segments, short and stiff, and set in a very shallow, slightly plaited basin. Core, small. Seed, dark brown, acuminate, three-eighths of an inch long, three-sixteenths wide, one-eighth thick. Flesh, somewhat granular in texture, and buttery. Flavor, vinous. Quality, "good" - at least, perhaps "very good." Maturity, last of September.

Parsonage Pear.

Parsonage Pear.

Selleck Pear.