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3Thomas J. Wertenbaker, The Founding of
American Civilization, The Middle Colonies (New York: Cooper Square
Publishers, 1963), 236.
6David Steven Cohen, The Folklore and
Folklife of New Jersey (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press,
7Noble, Barns and Farm Structures
10Carl Woodward, Development of
Agriculture in New Jersey, 1640-1880 (New Brunswick: Rutgers
University Press, 1927), 46.
13Harry B. Weiss and Grace M. Weiss,
Early Sports and Pastimes in New Jersey (Trenton: Past Times
Press, 1960), 12.
14Mulford, 79, 152, 173.
17Woodward, 79, 102.
18Woodward, 103, 124-25.
20Harry B. and Grace M. Weiss, Some
Early Industries of New Jersey (Trenton: New Jersey Agricultural
Society, 1965), 50-51.
21Weiss and Weiss, Early
22Joyce van vorst, "Cedar Swamp Creek
Meadow Co.," Cape May County Magazine of History and Genealogy 9
23George Abbott to the Director of the
Census, 1920. Abbott Family Papers.
24Edward Abbott Sr., "History of Abbott's
Dairy," Salem County Historical Society Newsletter 31 (September
1986), 5-7; Diane Miller, "Roots: He Watched His Family Business Grow,"
Today's Sunbeam (15 August 1984), 1.
25These men formed meadow companies in
which they shared the expense of keeping dikes and sluices in good
worklng conditions. Perhaps, then, they shared the profit. They were
probably not as commercially oriented as the Hackensack Meadow Company,
but rather akin to the Abbott Meadow and Cedar Swamp Creek
26Weiss and Weiss, Early
27Weiss and Weiss, Early
28First Annual Report of the New
Jersey State Board of Agriculture (Trenton: The State Gazette,
29Howard A. Turner, Systems of Renting
Truck Farms in South-Western New Jersey USDA Bulletin No. 411
(Washington, DC: GPO, 1916), 2-3.
30Josiah C. Folsom, Truck-Farm Labor
in New Jersey USDA Bulletin no. 1285 (Washington, DC: GPO, 1922),
31Folsom, 10, 15.
33Folsom, 33-35.; U.S. Department of
Labor, Children's Bureau, Work of Children on Truck and Small-Fruit
Farms in Southern New Jersey (Washington, DC: GPO, 1924), 53-56.
35Richard A. Hogarty, New Jersey
Farmers and the Migrant Housing Rules (Syracuse: Bobbs-Merrill Co.,