Posted By: cheryl moonen (email)
Date: 9/24/2017 at 19:33:01
Thursday, September 24, 1840
Paper: Hawk-eye and Iowa Patriot (Burlington, Iowa)
Mr. Luther S. Jagger, living near Danville in this county, raised from a single seed this season three hundred and fifty-four pounds of pumpkins. He has brought us a Rohan potato that weights three pounds and a quarter. He likewise pulled one beet out his garden that weighted twenty-five pounds.
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