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Dr. John R. Baylor, of Caroline county, has leased his fine estate in that county, for the term of ten years, to Mr. Black, a Scotch gentleman, whose name is well known in connection with the proposed Scotch emigration to Virginia. For this estate, comprising about two thousand acres, it is said that Dr. Baylor is to receive three thousand dollars a year for the first three years, and five thousand dollars a year for the succeeding seven years. We learn that Mr. Black has purchased the fine estate of Mr. Allen, in Goochland county. It is said that Mr. Black designs making Dr. Baylor's farm, in Caroline, the place of his residence, and intends returning to Scotland at an early day, with the view of bringing over with him a colony of emigrants, embracing in the number the sons of large farmers, who will have something wherewith to purchase and improve. Such an immigration will be most welcome to Virginia. Indeed, some of its most valuable early settlers were Scotchmen, who contributed as much as any other class to the business and prosperity of the State. The Scotch are a remarkably industrious and thrifty people, raised in a stern school of morality, proverbial for their shrewdness and common sense, and not afraid of hard work. This is the kind of men we most need.
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