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3. a sure and lasting improvement when managed with knowledge and discretion; this method has been carried to great perfection in several parts of the Kingdom, I have known a great many of such attempts on various soils, and do not recollect one instance of any failure owing to an inferiority of profit in land after being improved; but a general advance in the value of its productions and the profit made by the cultivator. I know many instances of an advance of land from one shilling rent to eight, nine, and ten, and this not on a small farm or two, but over a large extent of country. The general run of sheep walk land when marled or clayed with, judgment, which costs about three pounds an acre; will produce in middling Seasons three quarters and a half of barley per acre; two, two and an half and three quarters of rye; and turneps to the value of about 30s. the mean amount of these three crops may be about 2 £. 5s. the barley reckoned at 16s. the quarter, and rye at 24s. deduct the expences [[catchword]] on [[/catchword]]