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1902 - MISSING HEIRS LOCATED - Bible Assists in Revealing Dead California Resident's Identity - The Relatives of Salem Charles, Who Left $142,000 Are Discovered in New England.

Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

1824 - MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT.
Baltimore, July 15.
The New York papers received this morning, furnish an account of another unfortunate accident occasioned by the explosion of a steam boiler - The Editor of the Commercial... Read MORE...

The Torch Light And Public Advertiser -  Hagerstown, Maryland -  July 20, 1824
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Xenia, Ohio

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898

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Geneva, New York, USA

1842 - MELANCHOLY CASUALTY.
It becomes our painful duty to record, in connection with the festivities of the fourth, one of the most melancholy accidents which has for many years befallen our village. In the evening after the... Read MORE...

Vermont Telegraph -  Brandon, Vermont -  July 20, 1842
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Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)

1844 - Crushed by Wheel
Yesterday Captain Doyen of St. Ours, a Canadian gentleman of respectability in that parish, was struck on the breast by the shaft of caleche No. 149, belonging to one Milton, and driven by a little... Read MORE...

Spectator -  New York -  July 20, 1844
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Dedham, Massachusetts, USA

1849 - Fire in Dedham. Loss of Life.
About 2 o'clock on Saturday morning, fire broke out in a house (formerly the alms-house) in Dedham, owned by Mr. J. F. Richards, which, together with another house and barn, was entirely destroyed.... Read MORE...

Liberator -  Boston, Massachusetts -  July 20, 1849
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New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

1866  Stole Money from Letters

A lad seventeen years of age, employed as a clerk in the postoffice at New Bedford, Massachusetts, has been arrested for opening letters and purloining money from them. He confesses his guilt.

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  July 20, 1866
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Fried Egg Plant - elect the large purple kind and one which feels firm; cut it crosswise...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 12, 1881
Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

1902 - MISSING HEIRS LOCATED - Bible Assists in Revealing Dead California Resident's Identity - The Relatives of Salem Charles, Who Left $142,000 Are Discovered in New England.
LOS ANGELES, Cal., July 19. - The mystery surrounding the identity of the man known as "Charles Hill," who died at the Good Samaritan Hospital here on May 17, leaving $142,000 in cash, has been... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 20, 1902
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T. C. Tanke
Cor. Main and Eagle Streets
Buffalo, N.Y.

Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

1905 - THE DROWNING OF CONNECTICUT GIRL - Occurs Under Very Peculiar Circumstances
Bridgeport, Conn., July 30. - A drowning marked with peculiar circumstances occurred late yesterday at Seaside park. The victim was Miss Lillian Brabner, aged fourteen. The girl was sitting on the... Read MORE...

The Marion Star -  Marion, Ohio -  July 20, 1905
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1908 - BERKSHIRE COUNTY. PITTSFIELD. DAMAGE BY HIGH WIND.
Trees Blown Over, Buildings Damaged and Wires Down as Result of Lively Storm.

A wind and rainstorm that passed over Pittsfield Saturday morning between 11 and 12 o'clock did a large amount of... Read MORE...

The Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  July 20, 1908
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Palmer, Massachusetts, USA (Bondsville) (Three Rivers)

1908 - PALMER. FREIGHT WRECK MAKES TROUBLE
Cars Derailed at Bad Place Saturday Morning.

Traffic was tied up on the Boston and Albany, railroad for over three hours, Saturday morning on account of two freight cars being derailed under the... Read MORE...

The Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  July 20, 1908
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Finger Nails - if they are inclined to be stiff and brittle, should be annointed each night...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Bronx, New York, USA

1908 - TOSSED BY A BULL DEER.
While hundreds of spectators looked on, helpless to interfere, Ajax, an Asiatic bull deer in the Bronx park zoo, New York, becoming suddenly enraged, crept up behind Keeper William C. Reardon while... Read MORE...

The Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  July 20, 1908
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 America - Did you know? 1786: Shays"s Rebellion erupts - Farmers from New Hampshire to South Carolina take up arms to...Read MORE...



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Harris Jewelry Factory
North Windham, Conn.

Pease Round Head Venetian Blinds
The Pease Co.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898

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