“SALEM, November 1, 1856
Statement of Horace Ware.–Manny’s Machine.
In addition to the above, I have mowed about six acres of second crop in as many hours, of between one and two tons to the acre.
I entertain the same favorable opinion of Manny’s machine, as compared with all others that I have seen, that I expressed last year; and recommend it with confidence to all who have the requisite skill and patience to use such an implement.
MARBLEHEAD, November 1, 1856.”
Annual Report of the Secretary of the Board of Agriculture, Vol. 4, 1857, page 303