Category Archives: 1857

1865 – Silas Soule – A Forgotten Hero

Today, one of Denver City’s great heroes was murdered on the Streets of Denver City. Just five month ago, Mr. Soule and Lieutenant Joseph Cramer refused to follow Col. John Chivington’s orders and fire on Black Kettle and an encampment … Continue reading

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Home Remedies for Common Ailments

Ladies and gents, listen up, Mr. LeRoy G. Davis of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, has provided us with the following information on remedies for common ailments like colds, stomach issues, sprains, and general debility. You don’t want to miss reading about … Continue reading

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1857 – Lost on the Great Plains

In 1541, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado left Tiguex Pueblo and traveled across the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles into Kansas with the hope of finding riches. Instead he entered a land so vast it both intimidated and repelled him. The immense … Continue reading

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1857 – The Great Western Cook Book Recipes for Half a Calf’s Head and Beef A La Mode

MRS. A. M. COLLINS AND HER PUBLISHER, THE A. S. BARNES & COMPANY, HAVE GRACIOUSLY ALLOWED THE FOLLOWING REPRINT OF HER RECIPES TO COOK HALF A CALF’S HEAD AND BEEF A LA MODE. THESE RECIPES ARE FROM HER COOK BOOK, THE GREAT WESTERN COOK BOOK OR TABLE RECEIPTS, ADAPTED TO WESTERN HOUSEWIFERY, PUBLISHED IN 1857. Continue reading

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