Cleaning Tips from the Early 1800s.
As you go about your weekend chores, here are some helpful hints to get your work done! From blackening stone chimney-pieces to shoes, American domestic cookery, formed on principles of economy, for the use of private families covers it all!
To blacken the fronts of Stone Chimney-pieces.
To clean (Silver) Plate.
Note the reference to mercury as being injurious.
To clean Paper Hangings.
To take Ink out of Mahogany.
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