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by Mr. Thomas O. Duvall,Spencerville, Montgomery County, Md. DOCTOR APPLE. (Synonyms: American Nonpareil of Mease and Thacher, but not of Coxe or Downing;Dewitt, Doctor Dewitt, Red Doctor, Newby.) [PLATE LI.] Though included in Meases list of Apples most commonly culti-vated0 in the United States a century ago, the real merit of thisvariety appears to entitle it to a place among the promising sortsthroughout a wide range of climate. The fact that Mease, in the firstpublished description of the variety, above cited, appears to have con-fused it with American Nonpareil, a summer apple, possibly accountsin part for the long period of obscurity from which it now appears tobe emerging. Most of the early American writers mention it, but inseveral instances it is doubtful whether they were familiar with the . . ^ Willichs Domestic Encyclopedia, first American edition; with additions, byJames Mease, M. D., Pniladelphia, 1804. Vol. Ill, p. 111. Yearbook U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1904 Plate L
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9.4/. 9*4*,?^-,^ Bloomfield Apple Yearbook U. S. Dept. oi Agriculture, 1904. Plate LI.
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