Saturday, November 6, 2021

1860 - A Noble Pair of Horses

Yellow Dock Root
put up by Allaire-Woodward & Co., Peoria, Ill.

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1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. He ran unopposed and was elected to serve for a six-year term. Davis had already been serving as the... Read MORE...
November 6, 1861

Port Jervis, New York, USA

1869 - Locomotive Explosions
July 18. Explosion of locomotive No. 294, on the Erie Railway, at Port Jervis, New York. The engine house was partly blown down, the dome of the engine weighing several hundred pounds was thrown 200... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 6, 1869

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Alamonde Beef

Take a round of beef, and stuff it with half pound pork, half pound butter, the...Read MORE...

Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery, 1814
Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1899 - SERVANT GIRL VANISHES. Apparently Wore Nothing but a Nightrobe and a Picture Hat.
(Special to the World.)
PROVIDENCE, R.I., Nov. 5. - Cumberland Hill has a mystery which the town officers and others are trying to unravel. Walter Grant, who has a fine home at Diamond Hill, went to ... Read MORE...

The World -  New York, New York -  November 6, 1899

Burpee Farm Annual for 1898
The Leading American Seed Catalogue
W. Atlee Burpee & Co., Philadelpha

Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898

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New Rochelle, New York, USA

1890 - LOSS $375,000. Destructive Fire at New Rochelle, N.Y.
NEW ROCHELLE, N. Y., Nov. 8, A fire this morning destroyed George Ferguson's grocery store, a large, building and other adjoining property in Ferguson's building were stored much furniture and... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  November 6, 1890

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1885 - Atlanta, GA Blasting Powder Explosion, Nov 1885. Blown to Atoms.
Atlanta, Ga., November 5. – Two colored men, Wm. KENNEBREAD and Phil JOHNSON, well-diggers, were blown to atoms yesterday by an explosion of blasting powder. Thirty feet down they struck granite, and ... Read MORE...

Galveston Daily News -  Galveston, Texas -  November 6, 1885

Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

1860 - A Noble Pair of Horses
Mr. Russell Wood, of Holyoke, Massachusetts, had a very narrow and miraculous escape from death last Tuesday. While coming down a mountain with a load of wood, he fell off, and was so paralyzed as to ... Read MORE...

The Wilmington Daily Herald -  Wilmington, North Carolina -  November 6, 1860

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you are ever caught in a shower, and meet a gentleman friend who offers an umbrella, accept it,...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
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA (South Glastonbury)

1890 - Soap Factories Burned
HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 5. Three units belonging to the J. B. Williams Company of Glastonbury, Conn., and used by them in the manufacture of their soap powder and ivorine, were burned to-night. The... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  November 6, 1890

1896 1896
James Manchester of 137 North Street, an aged man. is recovering from an overdose of coal gas.

The Auburn Argus
Auburn, New York

1947  November 6 – The program Meet the Press makes its television debut on the NBC-TV network in the United States.

1869  Troy, N.Y., is said to be the greatest potato market in this country.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? The 30’s gangster Machine Gun Kelly gave the FBI the nickname “G-Men.”

 Quebec - Did you know? The seigneur was endowed with his rank and estate to the sole end that he should become an active...Read MORE...

The Seigneurs of Old Canada: A Chronicle of New-World Feudalism [Vol. 5 of "The Chronicles of Canada"] by William Bennett Munro; Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Company, 1922
 Picture of the Day

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Stephen Ave., Calgary, Alberta

Philadelphia Botanic Co.
Pennyroyal Leaves
Philadelphia, Pa.

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