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Hibbard, Benjamin Horace, 1870-1955 / The history of agriculture in Dane County, Wisconsin
(1904)

Chapter V: The size of farms and estates,   pp. 185-191 PDF (1.4 MB)


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     HIBBARD-HIISTORY OF AGRICULTURE IN DANE COUNTY. 189
Fitchburg are fairly representative of the mixed-farming district.
York was taken because of its wholly disproportional share of
the sheep of the county, while Dane is kept in the table as an
example of negative results which are likely to obtain where the
classification is on too broad a scale.
Table ghowing size of estatcs "n represetItatitv" towits for the
years
                            1SC, 1890, IS.99.
   WHERE LOCATED.
MISED FARMING TowNs.
Dane .......................
Fitchburg ..................
Vienna....   ............
York .......................
    TOBACCO TOWNS.
Albion .....................
Christiana .................
     DAIRY TOWNS.
Perry ....................
Vermont...   ..  ......
W
160
18S0
Th90
1899
1837
1890
1899
1870
1890
199
1870
1890
1899
1870
1850
189i
1870
1890
1899
18,0
I180
1899
.170
1630
1199
No. OF ESTATES.
Se
0
0
0
2
0
1
1
0
0
0
2
28
20
0
5
8
0
4
4
0
5
2
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1
1
3
14
7
0
6
59
61
4
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2
21
10
0
2
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9
7
0
6
6
1
5
5
0
3
2
2
23
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4
29
1
6
5
0
9
5
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0
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34
51
43
22
43
43
23
36
38
26
55
49
31
100
97
14
70
67
17
4i
37
23
45
31
0
8S
86
78
86
82
84
68
57
71
77
71
77
86
98
109
5i
92
106
71
83
74
92
89
86
45
45
38
47
48
43
61
57
53
58
53
52
34
19
15
46
27
24
55
45
52
40
50
48
  It will be seen that in 1870 the number. of small estates, say
below twenty acres, was about the same for the different towns,
what difference there is, however, being in favor of the towns
which still lead in this respect. This was on account of social
rather than economic causes; the poorest of the foreigners some-
times dividing a forty into two or more pieces while the Ameri-
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160
174
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121
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150
207
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