The Tupelo, Black Gum, or Pepperidge.—Its Variety and Allied Characteristics.—Their Floral Fragrance.—How Raised, Size, and Range of Growth.—Texture of its Wood and for What Esteemed.—Its Twofold Property.—Its Variety of Name.—Description of its Berries and their Sustaining Usefulness.—Its Attainable Height and Places Favorable to its Growth.—Its Uses in Virginia.—The Wild Lime-tree.—Its Resemblance to the Black Gum-tree, and Exception.— Description and Uses of its Wood.—Buoyant Property of its Roots. —The Esteemed Delicacy of its Fruit.—Its Height and Size.