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A scanned copy of an original ad for Koen's Nursery from the January 17, 1847 edition of the Memphis Enquirer. The ad states: "I have at my Nursery, in Collierville, on the State Line Road, 24 miles from Memphis, about seventy-five thousand Apple Scions for sale- one, two, three and four years growth- at 10 cents each; a deduction will be made when 300 or more are taken off at a time. Trees warranted to bear the kind of fruit represented. There is not a more choice and valuable selection in the United States than I have, having made it from a collection of several hundred kinds. Any time from the last of November to the expansion of the bud in the Spring will do to transplant trees, but those transplanted in the Fall and early part of the Winter, will grow much more rapidly the first year, then those set on later in the season. All orders will meet with prompt and careful attention. N. B. I have an experimental Orchard. Containing trees of each kind of fruit, the most of which are now bearing. Collierville, Tenn, Oct. 22, 1846" Source: Mrs. Clarene Russell

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