Stand And Deliver


Well-preserved carte de visite from the Crocker studio of Perry, NY. No date or writing on reverse.

Found in "The Life of Dwight L. Moody" by his son, William R. Moody (signed copy), Published by Revell, 1900.

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Federalist



Remains of the July 23, 1812 edition of the Springfield, Massachusetts newspaper "The Hampshire Federalist." Published about month after the start of The War of 1812.

Found in "The New Gallery of British Art: Volume One" published by D. Appleton and Co., ca 1862.

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Clipped




Newspaper clipping, dated 1864.

Found in "The Spencers: A Story of Home Influence" by Stephen H. Tyng. Published by The American Tract Society, 1869.
 
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Delicious Delights


Two typewritten and xeroxed recipes:

French-Swiss Cookies

1/2 lb. butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
1 egg yolk
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 egg white
Colored candies or ground nuts

Cream butter and sugar thoroughly. Beat in egg yolk. Add flour and cinnamon and blend well. Roll pieces of dough into 1" balls between buttered palms. Place balls on ungreased baking sheet about 2" apart. Press out paper thin with a floured spatula. Paint with egg white and sprinkle with colored candies or ground nuts. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 mins. Yield: 6 dz cookies

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Sand Tarts

Cream 1/2 cup butter. Add 1 cup sugar, 2 egg yolks (beaten lightly) and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Beat the mixture until light. Sift together 1 1/2 cups flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add to first mixture and blend well. Chill for several hours. Roll dough thin and cut with 3" star cookie cutter. Place on buttered baking sheets and put a split blanched almond on each cookie. Brush with unbeaten egg whites, then sprinkle with muxture of 1 tablespoon sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Bake in moderate oven, 375 degrees, for ten minutes.

Found in "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte. Published by the Junior Book Club, no date, circa 1945.









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