Monday, June 22, 2020

1869 - Mr and Mrs Tom Thumb

Kamouraska, Qu├ębec, Canada (Saint-Louis) (Saint-Alexandre)

1843 - Fire
Le Journal de Quebec, of Tuesday last, states that the house of Mr. Pierre Chouinard at Kamouraska, was destroyed by fire on Saturday last occasioned by a child playing with lucifer matches in a room ... Read MORE...

Southern Patriot -  South Carolina -  June 22, 1843
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666 Malarial Preparation
Made in Jacksonville, FL

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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West Haven, Connecticut, USA

1869 - Mr and Mrs Tom Thumb
Commodore Nutt and Minne Warren were married on Thursday, at the residence of Tom Thumb's mother, (Mrs. Stratton,) at West Haven, Conn. Tom Thumb and his pretty little wife, once Miss Lavina Warren,... Read MORE...

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Critic-Record -  Washington, D.C. -  June 22, 1869
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Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

1875 - Burning of French Catholic Church
The sad disaster caused by the burning of the French Catholic church at Holyoke, Massachusetts, still causes great gloom in that part of the country. The deaths number about 80. A considerable number ... Read MORE...

The Times -  London, England -  June 22, 1875
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Preston, Connecticut, USA

1880 - Rats
A farmer in Preston, Conn., who was troubled with rats, purchased a cat with a reputation as a mouser, and rats were soon among the things that were. But on going into the cellar, one day, he saw... Read MORE...

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Jackson Citizen -  Michigan -  June 22, 1880
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Old-Fashioned Molasses Candy - First secure old-fashioned New Orleans molasses. This is far...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Richford, Vermont, USA

1892 - Disastrous Flood in Vermont.
RICHFORD, Vt., June 21. - The most disastrous flood since 1869 has visited this section. The booms in the Mississquoi River broke early this morning and thousands of logs belonging to the Richford... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 22, 1892
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Nestle Food
New York, NY

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Adams, Massachusetts, USA

1895 - The Biggest in America - A Mill to Be Erected in Adams, Mass., to Employ 1000 People.
North Adams, Mass., June 22. - The biggest cotton mill in America is to be built at once in Adams. This was decided at a meeting of capitalists last night.

The mill will employ over 1000 people,... Read MORE...

Lewiston Sunday Journal -  Lewiston, Maine -  June 22, 1895
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

1898 - SERIOUS ACCIDENT. William Fernald Felled by a Falling Electric Light Pole
The North end was the scene of another terrible accident this morning when William Fernald of Eliot, received injuries that will likely prove fatal.

He was employed on the bridge gang of the... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  June 22, 1898
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Beverly, Massachusetts, USA

1910 - 2 DIE IN FIRE AT BEVERLY.
Three Other Men in Cottage Severely Injured

Beverly, Mass., June 21. - Two men were burned to death and three others received severe injuries in a fire which destroyed the Century Club cottage and ... Read MORE...

The Washington Post -  Washington, D.C. -  June 22, 1910
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid carefully any allusion to the age or personal defects of your companion, or any one who may...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
Richmond, Virginia, USA

1910 - KILLED BY LIVE WIRE.
Richmond Lineman Touched 3,000-Voltage Current With Ungloved Hand.

Special to The Washington Post.
Richmond, Va., June 21. - In sight of fellow-workmen Grover C. Weber, 25 years old, a lineman,... Read MORE...

The Washington Post -  Washington, D.C. -  June 22, 1910
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1870  June 22 - The U.S. Congress creates the United States Department of Justice.

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 America - Did you know? During the Civil War, John H. Wisdom became known as the Paul Revere of the South, afte rhe...Read MORE...



The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996


 Quebec - Did you know? In Quebec, it is regarded unlucky to present a gift of 13 flowers. Avoid giving chrysanthemums and...Read MORE...



French-Canadian Culture (www.buzzle.com /articles /french-canadiane-culture.html)
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Palmer's Skin-Success Soap
Made in New York, NY

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Died June 22

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