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CULTURE OF TOBACCO IN INDIA. 251

to 8d. a pound. Mr. Piddington mentions the Tobacco of
Tobacco of Singour, in Burdwan, near Chander- ^'"s^"'*
nagur, as selling at the price of the Arracan sort,
though of the same species as that cultivated in
the surrounding country ; and that the best Ben- ^"^
gal tobacco is grown at and about Haiglee, in the
Kishnagar district. All these were specimens of
Tobacco grown and cured by natives from seed of
plants which have no doubt been long introduced
into these countries.

The above specimens of Tobacco having been indi* capable

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