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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1891 : being the third after leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 115th 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 1891 : 66th volume.

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Date Issued:
1891
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 1891 : being the third after leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 115th 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 1891 : 66th volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
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: Farm culture a skilled art -- Starting flower seeds indoors -- The Dog-Law of Pennsylvania -- Of interest to farmers and employes -- The woodlands decreased -- An Easter Hymn -- Apples as medicine -- Three wise boys -- Cautions against fire -- Signs of approaching death -- What kind of horse to buy -- Law and good sense -- The rights of bicyclers to sidewalks -- About planting trees -- What the crows do -- How to keep a canary -- Haste and health -- Salt for moths -- To foretell frost -- A Thanksgiving hymn -- Dont's for landlord and tenant -- How to anticipate the weather -- Under the Holly Bough [Poem] -- A story of the Revolutionary War -- Spoiled stamps and stamped envelopes -- Anecdotes -- Things worth knowing -- Anatomy of man's body as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1889100000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F8
Note(s): Printed and sold by John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street, east side, where German Almanacs may also be had, [1890]. Associated names: Clarkson, Edward (Engraver); Ibach, L. J. (Laurence J.); Ibach, William R.; John Baer's Sons,
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- 1891
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa189100000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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