Thursday, December 2, 2021

1836 - Jelly Cake

Greenerpasture Daily News

Sunset Farm, Hinsdale, Mass.

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Pownal, Vermont, USA

1864 - Train Accident
James Claney, 36 years of age, for three years a soldier, but recently a resident of Pownal, and track-master on the Troy and Boston railroad, was run over and instantly killed by an evening train,... Read MORE...

The Vermont Phoenix -  Brattleboro, Vermont -  December 2, 1864

Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA (Cotuit) (Centerville) (Hyannis)

1871  A young man found a skunk in his cellar at Barnstable, Mass.,

and carefully let down a piece of meat covered with arsenic to the floor, as he thought. It was afterwards found that the bait had been lowered into the pork barrel.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  December 2, 1871

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Jelly Cake

Stir together half a pound of sugar, and six ounces of butter, beat seven eggs to a...Read MORE...

The New England Cook Book, 1836
North Providence, Rhode Island, USA

1871 - Mill Fire
The Grey-stone mills in North Providence, Rhode Island, owned by R. W. Cady, and run by Zebulon Whipple, was burned yesterday morning. The insurance was thirty thousand dollars on the mill and... Read MORE...

Memphis Daily Appeal -  Memphis, Tennessee -  December 2, 1871

Hills Balcony Dryer
The Safe and Easy Way to hang out clothes in flats and apartments. Holds 110 feet of line. Fastens to side of block and swings into fire escape. Reel folds up quickly, and can be taken in to keep line clean. Ask the landlord to put one up.

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Hill Dryer Co., 377 Broadway, N.Y., Or to factory, Worcester, Mass.

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1876 - March 7 – Alexander Graham Bell is granted a United States patent for an invention he calls the telephone (patent #174,466).
Professor Bell tried his telephone on the telegraph line between Boston and Salem the other day, he remaining in Boston. Conversation was carried on with the operator at Salem without the slightest... Read MORE...

Democrat and Chronicle -  Rochester, New York -  December 2, 1876

New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

1892 - An Opera House Burned.
NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 1. - Fire was discovered in the Nicholas Opera House at New Canaan this afternoon, and before the local Fire Department, which consists of hand and a bucket brigade, could... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 2, 1892

1927  December 2 – Following 19 years of Ford Model T production, the Ford Motor Company unveils the Ford Model A as its new automobile.

1871  Lebanon, Conn., still cherishes on its common the old oven used by the French in the Revolution.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1816  December 2 - 1st savings bank in US opens (Philadelphia Savings Fund Society)

 America - Did you know? Presidential Turkey Pardons: Thanksgiving in general seems to mystify those not steeped in American ...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? In New France, boys who were married at age 20 or younger and girls who were married at age 16 or...Read MORE...

Canada: A People"s History ( history/)
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Syracuse Clinic, 1922

Mechanics' Hotel
M. Cumins, Proprietor
No. 10 Platt-st, bet. Mill & State
Rochester, N.Y.

The Irish Canadian, Toronto, Ontario, Wednesday, March 30, 1870

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