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Wheat, The second most valuable farm crop in the United States. The following table shows the acreage, production, and value, by States and Territories, in the calendar year 1900: States and Territories.Acreage.Production.Total value. Bushels.Dollars. Maine2,09040,75536,680 New Hampshire4968,0857,438 Vermont3,48981,99263,954 Connecticut3306,8645,628 New York367,0156,496,1665,002,048 New Jersey122,7532,344,5821,734,991 Pennsylvania1,502,32120,281,33414,602,560 Delaware72,8641,479,1391,035,397 Maryland778,86415,187,84810,783,372 Virginia791,7599,421,9326,783,791 North Carolina620,9175,960,8034,887,858 South Carolina238,0922,142,8282,164,256 Georgia550,6745,011,1334,760,576 Alabama96,458916,351815,552 Mississippi4,24840,78134,256 Texas1,271,51723,395,91314,973,384 Arkansas266,2792,689,4181,748,122 Tennessee1,181,42311,696,0889,239,910 West Virginia454,3774,452,8953,428,729 Kentucky957,14212,442,8468,585,564 Ohio1,420,6468,523,8766,051,952 Michigan1,219,969
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Williams, Edwin 1797- 1854 (search)
Williams, Edwin 1797-1854 Author; born in Norwich, Conn., March 7, 1797; settled in New York City, where he served many years as secretary of the American Institute; and was connected with the principal geographical, statistical, and historical societies of the United States. His publications include The politician's manual; New universal Gazetter; Book of the Constitution; New York as it is; Arctic voyages; The statesman's manual (carried on after his death by Benson J. Lossing); Wheat trade of the United States and Europe; Presidents of the United States; The twelve stars of the republic, etc. He died in New York City, Oct. 21, 1854.