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1881 household encyclopedia ... some very useful info

 
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Thought I should share this gem of a reference book.

I wouldn't recommend the old way of making ice.

Beekeeping has changed considerably too.

Sometimes though ... especially for permie type folks ... the old ways are the best.

Enjoy.
Filename: 1881_Household_Cyclopedia.pdf
Description: 1881 household encyclopedia
File size: 15 megabytes
 
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Happy New Year!!!
 
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Old books are one of my primary targets when I go junk stores.   Of course, just because an older book makes a claim doesn't mean it is factual. I have found numerous tonics with mercury as an ingredient.  Maybe they work, but I'm not trying them.
 
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I didn't know this download was here; thanks Mike!
 
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Thank you! This is a great resource
 
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Remarkable! This will prove an interesting read. Thanks!
 
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https://www.amazon.com/Dicks-Encyclopedia-Practical-Receipts-Processes/dp/030810157X

The most educational book I've ever possessed.

Excellent file thank you very much!

The problem with these things is English has drifted so far,
What in the name of Jupiter is "corrosive sublimate" and can I get it at Amazon!!
 
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