Sunday, February 28, 2021

1878 - Courting Advice

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1878 - Courting Advice
We are two sisters, good-looking, sociable, refined and educated, but we have no admirers. We will not talk nonsense and think, perhaps that is the cause. What is your opinion ?
Inquirers.

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Greensboro North State -  Greensboro, North Carolina -  Thurs., February 28, 1878
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1882 ad
J. & W. Booth
Furniture & Coffin Warerooms
Paints of all kinds
paper Hangings, Curtain Fixtures, Frames, &c.
Alden's Block, Globe Village

1882 Massachusetts City Directory - Webster and Southbridge (MA)

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1849  February 28 – Regular steamboat service from the west to the east coast of the United States begins with the arrival of the SS California in San Francisco Bay.

The California leaves New York Harbor on October 6, 1848, rounds Cape Horn at the tip of South America, and arrives at San Francisco, California after the 4 month 21 day journey.

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February 28, 1849
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1827 - February 28 – The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.
On February 28, 1827, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad became the first U.S. railway chartered for commercial transport of passengers and freight. There were skeptics who doubted that a steam engine... Read MORE...

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February 28, 1827
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Egg Toast

Beat an egg smooth with half a teacup of rich milk. Dip slices of stale bread in this...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, July 19, 1882
Marietta, Ohio, USA

1906 - KILLED BY EXPLOSION OF NITRO-GLYCERINE
(By Associated Press.)

MARIETTA, O., Feb. 27. - In a terrific explosion of nitro-glycerin[sic], H. B. Kerr, an employe of the Marietta Torpedo Company, was killed, little Yondar Cross seriously... Read MORE...

The Lexington Herald -  Lexington, Kentucky -  February 28, 1906
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Eldredge & Adams
Monumental Works
Rockville, Conn.

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Hackensack, New Jersey, USA

1917 - 3 TROLLEY CARS CRASH. FOG CAUSES ACCIDENT ON HACKENSACK TRESTLE - MOTORMEN MAY DIE.
Hackensack, N. J., Feb. 27. - Three trolley cars met in a crash on a trestle over the Erie Railroad this morning. As a result, the three motormen are in the hospital in a serious condition.

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The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 28, 1917
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Annapolis, Maryland, USA

1917 - MIDSHIPMEN FIGHT FIRE. Dangerous Blaze at Annapolis Prevented by Them from Spreading.
ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 27. - A battalion of midshipmen from the Naval Academy tonight fought a fire which started in the business section of this city. When the fire got beyond control of citizens, the ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 28, 1917
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Madison, Wisconsin, USA

1904 - FIRE RUINED THE CAPITOL WISCONSIN'S MAGNIFICENT CAPITOL BUILDING TOTALLY DESTROYED BY FIRE ONE MILLION DOLLAR LOSS
LOSS IS FIXED AT $1,000,000 EXCLUSIVE OF VALUABLE RELICS BURNED
THERE WAS LITTLE OR NO INSURANCE ON THE BUILDING, THE STATE HAVING CHANGED FROM INSURANCE IN COMPANIES TO A SYSTEM OF STATE INSURANCE... Read MORE...

The Grand Forks Daily Herald -  Grand Forks, North Dakota  -  February 28, 1904
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

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



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
1853 - Potato chips are invented (George Crum, United States)
This year is the seventy-fifth anniversary or the potato chip and a resident of Saratoga Springs advises The New Yorker that many of the older neighbors are all excited. It seems that the chip was... Read MORE...

Alton Evening Telegraph -  Alton, Illinois -  February 28, 1928
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1854  February 28 – The Republican Party (United States) is founded in Ripon, Wisconsin.

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1900 February 28, 1900 - A massive storm spreads record snows from Kansas to New York State. Snowfall totals ranged up to 43 inches at Rochester NY.

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 America - Did you know? May 30, 1854 - Congress passes the Kansas-Nebraska Act, establishing the territories of Kansas and...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? On Sunday mornings, residents of New France attended Mass. The rest of the day was spent playing...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Wm. Leonard
Dealer in
Fine Boots & Shoes
196 Essex Street, Salem

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Died February 28

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