Monday, July 6, 2020

1847 - July 1 – The United States issues its first postage stamps

1847 - July 1 – The United States issues its first postage stamps
POST OFFICE STAMPS. Post-office stamps for the convenience of pre-paying postage are to be issued on the 1st of July. The stamp for ten cents will be of the head of Washington, colored black. The... Read MORE...

The Sandusky Clarion -  Sandusky, Ohio -  July 6, 1847
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1897 ad found in Sears & Roebuck Catalog
Colman's Mustard
Norwich, England

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Saratoga, New York, USA (Schuylerville) (Victory)

1864 - GREAT CONFLAGRATION IN SARATOGA. THE WATER CURE ESTABLISHMENT AT SARATOGA BURNED.
Troy, N. Y., Tuesday, July 5.
The fire at Saratoga on Monday destroyed all the buildings on Broadway south of Union Hall to the Clarendon Hotel. West of these the buildings are small wooden... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 6, 1864
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Palmyra, New York, USA

1870  Train Accident

PALMYRA, N. Y., July 5. - JOHN McGARRY, while attempting to get on the express train here, this morning, fell under the cars and was instantly killed. He was a resident of Macedon.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 6, 1870
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Hudson, Massachusetts, USA (Feltonville)

1874 - LOSSES BY FIRE.
A fire in Hudson, Mass., Saturday, destroyed the piano forte manufactory of KOELER & SHAW. The loss is $50,000, insurance $23,000. MR. GEORGE A. CATTING'S house and stable were also burned; loss,... Read MORE...

New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 6, 1874
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Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst)

1879 - THE FIRE AT AMHERST. THE BUILDINGS BURNED, WITH A LIST OF SOME OF THE INSURANCES.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., July 5. - The incendiary fire at Amherst yesterday morning burned propery[sic] valued at from $75,000 to $100,000. The property destroyed is the Amherst House, the Post Office,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 6, 1879
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Grean Pea Soup - Shell two quarts of fresh green peas; wash the shells, and cover them with...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Clintonville, Wisconsin, USA

1885 - FIRE AT CLINTONVILLE.
Clintonville, Wis., July 6 - Clintonville suffered another conflagration at 10 o’clock Saturday night to the extent of the entire destruction of H. W. Pickard’s saw mill. The mill was located at... Read MORE...

The Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  July 6, 1885
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Furniture, Carpet & Stove House
285 & 287 N. Gay Street
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Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA

1887 - HORSE CAR ACCIDENT. A PANIC ON A STREET RAILWAY RESULTS FATALLY.
Fitchburg, Mass., July 5. - (Special Telegram to the Bee) -- A terrible accident occurred yesterday afternoon of the Fitchburg horse railroad in which one woman was killed and two more passengers... Read MORE...

The Omaha Daily Bee -  Omaha, Nebraska -  July 6, 1887
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Salem, Massachusetts, USA

1889 - TERRIBLE EFFECT OF A BOMB EXPLOSION.
Salem, Mass., July 5. - While fire works were being set off on the common tonight a shell exploded, blowing fragments into the crowd.

GEORGIE, son of Charles Sewall, was instantly killed, as was... Read MORE...

Lock Haven Express -  Pennsylvania -  July 6, 1889
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Carson City, Nevada, USA

1889 - BASEBALL ACCIDENT. A Player Gets His Nose Smashed.
The Carson Tribune of the 5th inst. says: While playing baseball at Genoa yesterday, Selden Richards of Carson sustained an injury that will probably disfigure him for life. He was at the bat when a... Read MORE...

Reno Evening Gazette -  Reno, Nevada -  July 6, 1889
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Morning Dress — The most suitable dress for breakfast, is a wrapper made to fit the figure loosely, ...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
Reno, Nevada, USA

1889 - A BIG BLAZE. Reno Gets Another Scorching by Fire. Property to the Value of $20,000 Goes Up in Smoke - Insured for About Half.
This morning about 1 o'clock a fire broke out in or near the tea store of Rother Bros., near the corner of Second and Sierra streets, and in the rear of the Gazette office.

Dick Nash was the first ... Read MORE...

Reno Evening Gazette -  Reno, Nevada -  July 6, 1889
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