Wednesday, January 8, 2020

1870 - A man by the name of Wing, at work in the bottom of a well at Cutter village, in Winchester, Mass., suddenly found himself sinking in the quicksand to his knees...

Sorel, Qu├ębec, Canada

1839 - Melancholy Accident
A Melancholy Accident occurred at Sorel, Canada on the 24th ult., by which a mother was deprived of life by the agency of her child of about three years of age. It appears that the child had been... Read MORE...

New-Hampshire Gazette -  New Hampshire -  January 8, 1839
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Murray & Lanman's Florida Water
Andover, Massachusetts, USA

1853 - THE RAILROAD ACCIDENT - LATER PARTICULARS.
Boston, Friday, Jan. 7.
Accounts from Andover this morning, state that General PIERCE and lady are now at the house of JOHN AIKEN at that place. They obtained some rest last night, and have not... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 8, 1853
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Canandaigua, New York, USA

1870 - A man gave himself into the custody of the Philadelphia police the other evening, representing that he had, on the 20th of November, killed his mother by a blow at Canandaigua, N.Y.
He was searched, as is usual, and put into a cell, and subsequently it was discovered that he had a razor, and was in the act of cutting his throat. On the day following the sister of the prisoner... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 8, 1870
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Lemon Cream Pie - One teacup of pulverized sugar, one tablespoonful butter, one egg, one...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 3, 1880
Winchester, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - A man by the name of Wing, at work in the bottom of a well at Cutter village, in Winchester, Mass.,
suddenly found himself sinking in the quicksand to his knees, and with all his efforts he was unable to extricate himself. The well had been sunk to the depth of thirty feet, and Wing, being heavy,... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 8, 1870
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Murray & Lanman's Florida Water

To the rich and to the poor,
To all people of taste,
at home,
on ship board,
at the seaside,
in the mountains.

No article will afford so much pleasure or contribute so largely to comfort as Murray & Lanman's Florida Water...
1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a Dinner-Party - after which all present were to attend a dance, it would be in best...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Tiffin, Ohio, USA

1887 - TERRIBLE SMASH-UP ON THE BALTIMORE & OHIO ROAD.
TIFFIN, O., January 4. - The fast train on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at an early hours this morning, collided with an East-bound freight near this city, wrecking both trains. Nineteen bodies... Read MORE...

The Rolla New Era -  Rolla, Missouri -  January 8, 1887
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1863  January 8 - Ground is broken in Sacramento, California, on the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States.

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1870  A man in Stockbridge, Mass., got a prescription for rheumatism the other day, and, with a sublime indifference to all directions, swallowed the whole at a dose. He died.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  Some of the women school teachers of Randolph, Mass., are selling books to their scholars for twenty per cent more than the regular price,
alleging that their salary is too small to support them without this traffic.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  A tradesman of Portsmouth, N. H., has advertised in every issue of a paper of that city for the last twenty-two years.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  In the new Lutheran church at Hagerstown, Md., a large hand is painted on the wall in the vestibule, pointing down to a spittoon with the inscription, "Please leave your tobacco there."


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

April 22, 1889 - Oklahoma is opened to settlers.

Quebec - Did you know? Women wore shirts and skirts made of linen, cotton and hemp. Men wore knee breeches (pants that...Read MORE...



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Visit Reading, Pennsylvania, USA!

Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.


Penn Street Looking East From 4th, Reading, Pa.

Nicoll the Tailor
9 South Illinois St.
Indianapolis, Ind.
Died January 8

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