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Contents

Acknowledgements

Chapter 1
Introduction

Chapter 2
The Biology of Salt Marshes

Chapter 3
Banking/Diking Procedures

Chapter 4
Economics of Land Reclamation

Chapter 5
Salt-Hay Farming

Chapter 6
Meadow Companies

Chapter 7
Cranberries

Chapter 8
Conclusion

Sources Consulted





FROM MARSH TO FARM
The Landscape Transformation of Coastal New Jersey
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SOURCES CONSULTED

Primary Sources

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Interviews

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Collins, Cecil. Barnegat, New Jersey. Interview. 8 October 1991.

Gibson, Edward, and Lehma Gibson. Port Norris, New Jersey. Interview. 29 May 1991.

Hancock, Daniel. Greenwich, New Jersey. Interview. 20 October 1991.

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Acts of the 44th General Assembly of the State of New Jersey. Trenton: Joseph Justice, 1820.

Acts of the 42nd General Assembly of the State of New Jersey. Trenton: Justice & Cox, 1818.

Acts of the 46th General Assembly of the State of New Jersey. Trenton: Joseph Justice, 1822.

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