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The Committee on Fruit made the following report:
Strawberries - Collection, 15 varieties, comprising among others Triomphe de Gand, Hovey, Fillmore, Austin Seedling, Jenny Land, Peabody, Downer's Prolific, and Cutter's Seedling, from E. Ware Sylvester, Lyons.
A new seedling, of very dark color, rich flavor, and good size, promising well, from J. A. Pain, Clyde.
Collection of six varieties, comprising Wilson, Triomphe de Gand, Trollope's Victoria, and others, from Wm. Webster, of Rochester.
A new pistillate seedling, called Russell's Great Prolific, originated by H. Russell, of Seneca Falls, in 1856, very large, 4 3/8 inches in circumference, color bright red, flavor very good, flesh rather firm, juicy, and rich; appears to be very productive, and promises to be valuable. Exhibited by Geo. Clapp, of Auburn.
Mr. Moore, of Rochester, exhibited a seedling strawberry, which in size, form, and flavor, is something like the Triomphe de Gand.
The following named gentlemen were appointed as delegates from the Society, to attend the meeting of the American Pomological Society, to be held in Boston, Mass., on the 17th and 18th of September next: Joseph Frost, of Rochester; W. P. Townsend, of Lockport; E. W. Sylvester, of Lyons; S. N. Hollins, of Syracuse; T. C. Maxwell, of Geneva; E. Moody, Lockport.
The following delegates were appointed to attend the meeting of the New York State Agricultural Society, to be held on the 30th of September next: E. Moody, of Lockport; H. L. Langworthy, of Rochester; S. B. Gavitt, of Lyons.
JALOUSIE DE FONTENAY VENDEE.
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