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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1886 : being a bissextile or leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 110th 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 1886 : 61st volume.

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Date Issued:
1886
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 1886 : being a bissextile or leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 110th 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 1886 : 61st volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1886
Date Issued: 1886
Publisher: John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street
Place of Publication: Lancaster, Pa.
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 36 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: How to buy a horse -- A farmer's experience with cattle -- Weather signs for farmers -- What a mortgage did -- Excellent rules -- Where the Storm King reigns -- What the moon is doing to the earth -- Hot water remedies -- Chemicals for household use -- Soils for fruits -- Universal insect destroyer -- For Thanksgiving Day [Poem] -- At the close of the year [Poem] -- The true meaning of C.O.D. -- The camel or the "Ship of the Desert" -- The Deacon's Dog -- The numbers on a Watch-Face -- Washington and the Shell- Buttons -- Lincoln and Stevens -- Receipts -- Anatomy of Man's body as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1886000000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F3
Note(s): Printed and sold by John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street, east side, where German Almanacs may also be had, [1885]. Associated names: Clarkson, Edward (Engraver); Ibach, L. J. (Laurence J.); Ibach, William R.; John Baer's Sons,
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- 1886
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1886000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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