Excerpt from A Treatise on Turpentine Farming: Being a Review of Natural and Artificial Obstructions, With Their Results, in Which Many Erroneous Ideas Are Exploded; With Remarks on the Best Method of Making Turpentine
Extensive operations in turpentine have been carried on f... or the last forty years, and on a limited scale for twenty years previous; and, strange to say, no pen has been yet employed to call attentio/n to a matter of so much interest, both in the present and future. All that we have had to guide us has been the result of communion with each other, whidl has, in many instances, only enabled the farmer to scramble on, as it were, with difficulties, until, at the close, he was very little wiser than when he began.
In the progress of this Treatise I have endeavored to Show to the careful reader numerous erroneous ideas which have prevailed in the manufacture of turpentine, consequent on our lack of scientific research. The natural and arti ficial obstructions are at the same time pointed out, showing the results therefrom, and deducing from personal observa tion on the preparation of land during an experience of nine years, the best method which can be obtained, with our present knowledge of the subject, in the making this im.
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