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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1884 : being a bissextile or leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 108th 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 1884 : 59th volume.

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Date Issued:
1884
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 1884 : being a bissextile or leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 108th 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 1884 : 59th volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1884
Date Issued: 1884
Publisher: John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street
Place of Publication: Lancaster, Pa.
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 32 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 farmers -- Waste material on the farm -- Setting one's house in order -- Turpentine a cure for lockjaw -- Practical hints on gardening -- Why the calendar is so called -- Lining for stoves or fireplaces -- The proper time to fell timber -- Orange wine -- How to be weatherwise -- An easy way to raise strawberries -- The care of roads -- Value of the sunflower -- Lighter barns and stables -- How to have a bad school -- The law of public sales -- Where to plant an orchard -- Weight of eggs -- Thanksgiving [poem] -- To stop the flow of blood -- A valuable table -- A thrilling story of suffering and heroism [Hannah Dunston and Mary Neff of Haverhill, New Hampshire who were captured by Indians in 1697] -- Anecdotes -- Recipes -- Anatomy of man's body as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1884000000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F2
Note(s): Printed and sold by John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street, east side, where German Almanacs may also be had, [1883]. Associated names: Clarkson, Edward (Engraver); Ibach, L. J. (Laurence J.); Ibach, William R.; John Baer's Sons,
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- 1884
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1884000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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