Ezra Cramer, living near Walkersville, Md. has succeeded in obtaining a plentiful sup ply of pure, soft water on his limestone farm, by the artesian process of boring; at the depth ot 27 feet a solid stratum of ! limestone was reached, and perforated to the ! depth of 93 teet further, when tke auger sud- denly dropped about 9 feet, and an exhaustless j supply of pure cold water rose to within a few j f et of the surface of the rock.
This article was originally published with the title "Artesian Well" in Scientific American 8, 33, 264 (April 1853)