Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million Containing Four Thousand Five Hundred and Forty-five Receipts, Facts, Directions, etc. in the Useful, Ornamental, and Domestic Arts
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Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million Containing Four Thousand Five Hundred and Forty-five Receipts, Facts, Directions, etc. in the Useful, Ornamental, and Domestic Arts

By Sarah Josepha Hale
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Table of Contents
  • MRS. HALE'S RECEIPTS FOR THE MILLION:
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS
  • PART I.
    • HOME AND ITS EMPLOYMENTS.
  • PART II.
    • HEALTH AND BEAUTY.
      • BURNS AND SCALDS.
      • PLASTERS, BLISTERS, OINTMENTS, &c.
      • POISONS AND ANTIDOTES.
      • BATHS AND BATHING.
      • THE TOILET.
      • OF THE COMPLEXION.
      • FOR THE DRESSING-TABLE.
    • BURNS AND SCALDS.
    • PLASTERS, BLISTERS, OINTMENTS, &c.
    • POISONS AND ANTIDOTES.
    • BATHS AND BATHING.
    • THE TOILET.
    • OF THE COMPLEXION.
    • FOR THE DRESSING-TABLE.
  • PART III.
    • HOME PURSUITS AND DOMESTIC ARTS.
      • EXPLANATION OF STITCHES.
      • INSTRUCTIONS IN THE PREPARATION OF HOUSE-LINEN.
      • FOR SILK EMBROIDERY.
      • SILK EMBROIDERY, ANOTHER WAY. See p. 164.
      • ANGLO-JAPANESE WORK.
      • MARKING INK.
      • MANAGEMENT OF CANARY-BIRDS.
      • HOUSE-PLANTS.
      • DIRECTIONS FOR WINDOW-PLANTS.
    • EXPLANATION OF STITCHES.
    • INSTRUCTIONS IN THE PREPARATION OF HOUSE-LINEN.
    • FOR SILK EMBROIDERY.
    • SILK EMBROIDERY, ANOTHER WAY. See p. 164.
    • ANGLO-JAPANESE WORK.
    • MARKING INK.
    • MANAGEMENT OF CANARY-BIRDS.
    • HOUSE-PLANTS.
    • DIRECTIONS FOR WINDOW-PLANTS.
  • PART IV.
    • DOMESTIC ECONOMY, AND OTHER MATTERS WORTH KNOWING.
      • TEAS.
      • COFFEE.
      • HINTS TO FARMERS.
      • MANAGEMENT OF A HORSE.
      • RAISING POULTRY.
      • HINTS FOR THE PRESERVATION OF HUMAN LIFE FROM FIRE.
    • TEAS.
    • COFFEE.
    • HINTS TO FARMERS.
    • MANAGEMENT OF A HORSE.
    • RAISING POULTRY.
    • HINTS FOR THE PRESERVATION OF HUMAN LIFE FROM FIRE.
  • PART V.
    • MISTRESS—MOTHER—NURSE—AND MAID.
      • OF THE TABLE
      • ON THE MANAGEMENT OF INFANTS, YOUNG CHILDREN, AND THE SICK.
      • QUALIFICATIONS OF A GOOD NURSE.
      • FOOD FOR THE SICK AND FOR CHILDREN.
      • DRINKS FOR THE SICK.
      • ALKALESCENT DRINKS.
      • STIMULATING DRINKS.
      • TONIC DRINKS.
      • NUTRITIVE DRINKS.
      • A FEW SIMPLE MIXTURES, &c.
      • RULES FOR WOMEN SERVANTS.
    • OF THE TABLE
    • ON THE MANAGEMENT OF INFANTS, YOUNG CHILDREN, AND THE SICK.
    • QUALIFICATIONS OF A GOOD NURSE.
    • FOOD FOR THE SICK AND FOR CHILDREN.
    • DRINKS FOR THE SICK.
    • ALKALESCENT DRINKS.
    • STIMULATING DRINKS.
    • TONIC DRINKS.
    • NUTRITIVE DRINKS.
    • A FEW SIMPLE MIXTURES, &c.
    • RULES FOR WOMEN SERVANTS.
  • PART VI.
    • SOME HINTS ABOUT AGRICULTURE, GARDENING, DOMESTIC ANIMALS, ETC.
      • GARDENING.
      • THE ORCHARD.
      • TIMBER.
      • BUILDING.
    • GARDENING.
    • THE ORCHARD.
    • TIMBER.
    • BUILDING.
  • PART VII.
    • MANY THINGS.
      • CAKES, BREAD, PIES, AND PUDDINGS.
      • EASY AND CHEAP MODE OF COLORING CLOTHING, &c.
      • SOME HINTS ON DIET, EXERCISE, AND ECONOMY.
    • CAKES, BREAD, PIES, AND PUDDINGS.
    • EASY AND CHEAP MODE OF COLORING CLOTHING, &c.
    • SOME HINTS ON DIET, EXERCISE, AND ECONOMY.
  • PART VIII.
    • ELEGANT AND INGENIOUS ARTS, ETC.
      • WATER-COLORS USED IN DRAWING.
      • DIRECTIONS FOR MIXED COLORS.
      • TO PREPARE WASH COLORS FOR MAPS.
      • TO MIX WATER-COLORS FOR ANIMALS.
      • FRUIT IN WATER COLORS.
      • TO PAINT FLOWERS.
      • BIRDS IN WATER-COLORS.
      • LANDSCAPES IN WATER-COLORS.
      • POTICHOMANIE.
      • GRECIAN PAINTING.
      • DIAPHANIE.
      • FEATHER FLOWERS.
      • BOTANICAL SPECIMENS, LEAF IMPRESSIONS, ETC.
      • TRANSFERRING TO GLASS, WOOD, Etc.
      • EMBLEMATIC STONES.
      • STAINING.
      • ORNAMENTED LEATHER WORK.
      • DYEING. (SEE PAGES 74, 75, 76.)
      • THE GAME OF DRAUGHTS.
      • LAWS OF CHESS.
      • EVENING PASTIME.
    • WATER-COLORS USED IN DRAWING.
    • DIRECTIONS FOR MIXED COLORS.
    • TO PREPARE WASH COLORS FOR MAPS.
    • TO MIX WATER-COLORS FOR ANIMALS.
    • FRUIT IN WATER COLORS.
    • TO PAINT FLOWERS.
    • BIRDS IN WATER-COLORS.
    • LANDSCAPES IN WATER-COLORS.
    • POTICHOMANIE.
    • GRECIAN PAINTING.
    • DIAPHANIE.
    • FEATHER FLOWERS.
    • BOTANICAL SPECIMENS, LEAF IMPRESSIONS, ETC.
    • TRANSFERRING TO GLASS, WOOD, Etc.
    • EMBLEMATIC STONES.
    • STAINING.
    • ORNAMENTED LEATHER WORK.
    • DYEING. (SEE PAGES 74, 75, 76.)
    • THE GAME OF DRAUGHTS.
    • LAWS OF CHESS.
    • EVENING PASTIME.
  • PART IX.
    • WORK IN DOORS AND OUT.
      • HOUSEHOLD MAXIMS.
      • HOUSEHOLD RECEIPTS FOR MANY THINGS.
      • WISE ECONOMY.
      • THINGS TO KNOW.
      • CLEANLINESS.
      • PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS.
      • ADDITIONAL DOMESTIC HINTS.
      • AGRICULTURE—MORE HINTS. (SEE PAGES 198 AND 264.)
      • CATTLE. (SEE PAGE 289.)
      • GARDENING (SEE PAGE 291.)
      • DRYING HERBS.
      • PROPERTIES AND USES OF VEGETABLES.
      • VEGETABLES TO CULTIVATE.
      • FRUIT TREES AND FRUIT.
    • HOUSEHOLD MAXIMS.
    • HOUSEHOLD RECEIPTS FOR MANY THINGS.
    • WISE ECONOMY.
    • THINGS TO KNOW.
    • CLEANLINESS.
    • PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS.
    • ADDITIONAL DOMESTIC HINTS.
    • AGRICULTURE—MORE HINTS. (SEE PAGES 198 AND 264.)
    • CATTLE. (SEE PAGE 289.)
    • GARDENING (SEE PAGE 291.)
    • DRYING HERBS.
    • PROPERTIES AND USES OF VEGETABLES.
    • VEGETABLES TO CULTIVATE.
    • FRUIT TREES AND FRUIT.
  • PART X.
    • PERSONAL MATTERS.
      • DRESS OF LADIES.
      • DRESS OF A GENTLEMAN.
      • MANNERS.
      • RULES OF ETIQUETTE.
      • DINNER PARTIES.
      • BALLS AND EVENING PARTIES.
      • COURTSHIP AND MARRIAGE.
      • OUR HOUSE.
    • DRESS OF LADIES.
    • DRESS OF A GENTLEMAN.
    • MANNERS.
    • RULES OF ETIQUETTE.
    • DINNER PARTIES.
    • BALLS AND EVENING PARTIES.
    • COURTSHIP AND MARRIAGE.
    • OUR HOUSE.
  • PART XI.
    • HEALTH AND WEALTH.
      • THE PRESERVATION OF HEALTH.
      • BATHS, &c. (SEE PAGES 124 AND 125.)
      • TERMS EXPRESSING THE PROPERTIES OF MEDICINES.
      • OINTMENTS AND CERATES.
      • EMBROCATIONS AND LINIMENTS.
      • ENEMAS
      • POULTICES. [SEE PAGES 112, 113, AND 230, 231.]
      • SPECIAL RULES FOR THE PREVENTION OF CHOLERA.
      • RULES FOR A SICK ROOM.
      • DOMESTIC SURGERY.
      • BANDAGES.
      • LEECHES AND THEIR APPLICATION.
      • RICHES.
      • TEMPERANCE.
      • THE WAY TO WEALTH.
    • THE PRESERVATION OF HEALTH.
    • BATHS, &c. (SEE PAGES 124 AND 125.)
    • TERMS EXPRESSING THE PROPERTIES OF MEDICINES.
    • OINTMENTS AND CERATES.
    • EMBROCATIONS AND LINIMENTS.
    • ENEMAS
    • POULTICES. [SEE PAGES 112, 113, AND 230, 231.]
    • SPECIAL RULES FOR THE PREVENTION OF CHOLERA.
    • RULES FOR A SICK ROOM.
    • DOMESTIC SURGERY.
    • BANDAGES.
    • LEECHES AND THEIR APPLICATION.
    • RICHES.
    • TEMPERANCE.
    • THE WAY TO WEALTH.
  • PART XII.
    • THE FAMILY AT HOME.
      • VEGETABLES.
      • HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT.
      • BEVERAGES.
      • USEFUL RECEIPTS FOR FAMILY PRACTICE.
      • MISCELLANEOUS RECEIPTS, RULES, ETC.
      • DIETETIC MAXIMS.
      • HINTS TO MECHANICS AND WORKMEN.
      • MAXIMS AND MORALS FOR ALL MEN.
      • HOME INDUSTRY FOR YOUNG LADIES.
      • PETS.
      • SWIMMING.
      • HOME COUNSELS.
      • PARLOR AMUSEMENTS.
      • THE TRAINING OF DAUGHTERS, ETC.
      • SENTIMENTS OF FLOWERS.
      • SIGNS OF THE WEATHER.
      • AIR—ITS EFFECTS ON LIFE.
      • LAWS—IMPORTANCE OF LAWS.
      • PHRENOLOGY.
      • SYNOPSIS OF AMERICAN HISTORY.
      • WORDS OF WASHINGTON.
      • USEFUL FAMILY TABLES.
    • VEGETABLES.
    • HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT.
    • BEVERAGES.
    • USEFUL RECEIPTS FOR FAMILY PRACTICE.
    • MISCELLANEOUS RECEIPTS, RULES, ETC.
    • DIETETIC MAXIMS.
    • HINTS TO MECHANICS AND WORKMEN.
    • MAXIMS AND MORALS FOR ALL MEN.
    • HOME INDUSTRY FOR YOUNG LADIES.
    • PETS.
    • SWIMMING.
    • HOME COUNSELS.
    • PARLOR AMUSEMENTS.
    • THE TRAINING OF DAUGHTERS, ETC.
    • SENTIMENTS OF FLOWERS.
    • SIGNS OF THE WEATHER.
    • AIR—ITS EFFECTS ON LIFE.
    • LAWS—IMPORTANCE OF LAWS.
    • PHRENOLOGY.
    • SYNOPSIS OF AMERICAN HISTORY.
    • WORDS OF WASHINGTON.
    • USEFUL FAMILY TABLES.
  • FOOTNOTES:
  • ALPHABETICAL INDEX.
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