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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1887 : being a bissextile or leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 111th of American independence ; Arranged after the system of the German calendars ... Carefully calculated for the meridian of Pennsylvania and the adjoining states.: Agricultural almanac for the year 1887 : 62d volume.

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Date Issued:
1887
Summary:
This publication was intended to be both useful and entertaining. It dealt with science, weather predictions, agriculture, and horticulture, providing information and advice on agricultural and horticultural methods, as well as much practical advice for domestic problems-- recipes, household hints, health care and cures for ailments. Articles kept the reader abreast of the latest inventions and the most recent developments in the areas of mechanics, engineering, meteorology, chemistry, astronomy, cultivation of plants, agricultural and animal husbandry tips, and the economy of the farm.
Title: Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1887 : being a bissextile or leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 111th of American independence ; Arranged after the system of the German calendars ... Carefully calculated for the meridian of Pennsylvania and the adjoining states.: Agricultural almanac for the year 1887 : 62d volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1887
Date Issued: 1887
Publisher: John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street
Place of Publication: Lancaster, Pa.
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 34 unnumbered pages
Physical Description: illustrations ; 22 cm
Language(s): English
Summary: This publication was intended to be both useful and entertaining. It dealt with science, weather predictions, agriculture, and horticulture, providing information and advice on agricultural and horticultural methods, as well as much practical advice for domestic problems-- recipes, household hints, health care and cures for ailments. Articles kept the reader abreast of the latest inventions and the most recent developments in the areas of mechanics, engineering, meteorology, chemistry, astronomy, cultivation of plants, agricultural and animal husbandry tips, and the economy of the farm.
Scope and content: Progressive agriculture -- Salt on grain fields -- About plants and flowers -- Useful hints for horse owners -- How to take off a hide -- Weather forecasts and circular storms -- Calender on your fingers -- How to know when leap year is coming -- How to purify cisterns -- The best lightening-rod -- How to cleanse waste-pipes -- Health hints -- Cement for Cast Iron -- Weather prognostics -- Beef the most wholesome meat -- Value of oysters -- Thanksgiving [Poem] -- Christmas bells [Poem] -- Care of cellars -- A desperate encounter with a Kangaroo -- Anecdotes -- Receipts -- Anatomy of Man's body as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1887000000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F4
Note(s): Printed and sold by John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street, east side, where German Almanacs may also be had, [1886]. Associated names: Clarkson, Edward (Engraver); Ibach, L. J. (Laurence J.); Ibach, William R.; John Baer's Sons,
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- 1887
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1887000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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