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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1888 : being a bissextile or leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 112th 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 1888 : 63d volume.

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Date Issued:
1888
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 1888 : being a bissextile or leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 112th 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 1888 : 63d volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1888
Date Issued: 1888
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: The rotation of crops -- Good rules for butter making -- The law as to holidays -- Pennsylvania marriage law -- To make soft soap -- Proverbs about snow -- Use of tobacco stems -- Using large and small nails -- Remedies for ailments in horses -- To prevent bedsores -- Harvest time of the world -- Prize method for curing hams -- Decision about the installment plan -- About making a will -- The law as to party walls -- Flax seed for sick horses -- A story of Indian honesty -- Rules concerning notes and checks -- The mistakes of life -- Plant chestnuts for timber and fruit -- Wedding anniversaries -- Thanksgiving hymn [poem] -- The staff of life -- The Christmas turkey [poem] -- The dogs of St. Bernard's hospice -- Cider in variety -- Anecdotes -- Things worth knowing -- Anatomy of man's body as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1888000000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F5
Note(s): Printed and sold by John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street, east side, where German Almanacs may also be had, [1887]. Associated names: Clarkson, Edward (Engraver); Ibach, L. J. (Laurence J.); Ibach, William R.; John Baer's Sons,
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- 1888
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1888000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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