Board of Agriculture

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Sir John Sinclair (1754—1835) agricultural improver, politician, and codifier of ‘useful knowledge’.

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Founded in 1793, with Sir John Sinclair as President and Arthur Young as Secretary, and an annual parliamentary grant of £3,000. Its founders hoped that it would become a department ...

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