Category Archives: Farming

W. H. Scott’s Cotton Blooms July 3, 1883, NC

July 5, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2nd page) Mr. W.H. Scott brought to town on the 3rd inst., a cotton bloom. Is there anyone in the community ahead of him?  

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Model Farm of T.L. Emery, 1883, NC

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) Mr. W.A. Dunn tells us that while in Weldon last week he visited the “Model Farm” of Mr. T.L. Emery. He says that Mr. Emery has forty … Continue reading

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W.T. Whitehead Plants Peanuts, 1883, NC

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) We learn that Mr. W.T. Whitehead has planted forty acres of land in pea-nuts on his farm near Meritt’s bridge. He thinks that he can easily produce … Continue reading

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William Worth’s Example, 1883, NC

May 17, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2d page) In “Here and There” Section: Kinston Free Press: Mr. Wm. Worth says he has just received a letter from Greensboro, saying that a cow he bought up … Continue reading

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