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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1890 : being a bissextile or leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 114th 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 1890 : 65th volume.

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Date Issued:
1890
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 1890 : being a bissextile or leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 114th 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 1890 : 65th volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1890
Date Issued: 1890
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: Value of woodland -- Where to cut brush -- The presidents of the United States -- Rules for building barns -- For those who own horses -- Plant a tree [poem] -- Travelers and their baggage -- Life chances-- who will be the next? -- Substances liable to spontaneous combustion -- About road tax -- Why deeds should be recorded -- Our supreme court on mothers-in-law -- How to build a rat-proof corncrib -- For those who send telegrams -- Benefits of the moon -- Important check decision -- Mutton suet as a household remedy -- The Christmas log [poem] -- A good investment -- A tragedy at an Indian dance -- Some golden business rules -- Anecdotes -- Things worth knowing -- Anatomy of man's body, as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1890000000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F7
Note(s): Printed and sold by John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street, east side, where German Almanacs may also be had, [1889]. Associated names: Clarkson, Edward (Engraver); Ibach, L. J. (Laurence J.); Ibach, William R.; John Baer's Sons,
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- 1890
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1890000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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