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And Leagues to Go…

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President Garfield Dead! Sept. 19, 1881

Eleven weeks ago we reported on the violent attack made on our President by Charles J. Guiteau at a Washington, D.C. train station. After the shooting, the President was removed from the scene and taken upstairs at the train station. Doctors searched the President’s body, but they could not locate a bullet they believed was […]

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President Garfield Shot! July 2, 1881

July 2, 1881 –  Washington, D.C. President James A. Garfield was shot at 9:30 a.m. by one Charles J. Guiteau. Our president of less than four months was grievously wounded as he waited for a train to take him home for a summer visitation. The scene of the crime, the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station […]

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Drinks And Beverages for the Sick (1/?) – Apple Water

Godey’s Lady’s Magazine 1864 * – September APPLE WATER is very delicate.  Cut two large apples in slices, and pour one quart of boiling water on them; or on roasted apples; strain in two or three hours, and sweeten lightly. Or: Peel and quarter four large acid apples; put them in one quart of water, […]

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