Sunday, June 14, 2020

1873 - Small Pox Vaccine and Tobacco

Hargraves Mfg. Co., Soap Makers, Fall River, Mass.

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North Adams, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - 75 Chinamen
CHICAGO, June 12. - A gang of seventy-five Chinamen arrived here from San Francisco, en route to North Adams, Massachusetts, to be employed in a boot and shoe factory, the first ever sent East, and... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  June 14, 1870

Hancock, Massachusetts, USA

1871 - Shakers Elope
One of the latest excitements is that of an elopement among the Shakers of Hancock, Mass. The parties were Ira Lawson, a leading man of the church and Eliza Van Valen, one of the 'fairest of the... Read MORE...
Constitution -  Connecticut -  June 14, 1871

Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA

1873 - Small Pox Vaccine and Tobacco
A Portsmouth, Rhode Island, man who was a noted tobacco-chewer, has loathed the weed ever since he was vaccinated. But it is given as fact that the small-pox has caused more people to abandon chewing ... Read MORE...
Hartford Daily Courant -  Hartford, Connecticut -  June 14, 1873

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Plum Pudding - Boil and mash well one pound potatoes, one-half pound carrots; when cold and...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., January 14, 1880

Buy your boots & shoes of Preble Bros., 77 Pleasant and 23 So. Main St., Fall River, Mass.

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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

When in the car if you find the exertion of talking painful, say so frankly; your escort cannot be...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
Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

Litchfield was crowded with people all day Saturday, come to view the ruins of the big fire. Farmers drove in from miles around and the hotels were overflowing with summer residents from Hartford,... Read MORE...

Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  June 14, 1886

1775 June 14, 1775 - Colonies establish a Continental Army to be headed by George Washington.

1823  Until 1823, not a single steam vessel have visited Maine waters, and the appearance of a puffing, smoking steamer in Casco Bay, in that year, terrified some of the superstitious dwellers on the islands and the coast. - Boston Post.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1877  Fell into Ausable Chasm
Alonzo Baker, the well-known guide in the Adirondacks, was killed a few nights since by falling into the Ausable Chasm, near Keeseville.

The Elyria Constitution
Elyria, Ohio

1881  June 14 - Player piano patented by John McTammany Jr (Cambridge, Mass)

1884  A couple of Flushing (N. Y.) squirrel-hunters caught a Canadian stoat or ermine, which was nested in a tree.
It whipped their dog before they killed it. It is the first known to have been caught on Long Island.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1884  The city fathers at Olean, N. Y., have instructed the police to compel all boys under the age of fifteen years to vacate the streets after 8:30 o'clock p.m.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? 1858 - Abraham Lincoln comes to national attention in a series of seven debates with Sen. Stephen...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? Have you ever wondered why there are often no very old tombstones in the cemteries of Canada/ New...Read MORE...

La Nativité de Notre-Dame du Vieux-Beauport (
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Fisherman Beach. Swampscott, Mass.

Murray & Lanman's Florida Water

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