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Good Smoke House

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Parent Issue
Day
7
Month
November
Year
1862
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The fciĆ¼owing dscription of a amoko-hoiise is going tho rouudi) without credit: It was abotit six fcet square, the lower half biilt of bnck, furni.shed wiih ;m iron linud doar, and serving is an ash hou.-o and place forthe fire. The upper part, abiiut four ieot liigh besidoa tho ascetit of tlif roof was made of wood. lt was separatcd froin the luwer part by scantlTni; joists, a spaoo of two or throe inches betwoon them tbroujih w'nich dinoke and air oould froely pasp, but sufficiont to catch any ham that might apcidently fa!I, and th;is ave it froin tbe ftra The upper put, as woil as thelower, was entered by i door f rom the outside ; t hts upper door mav be kept lookod. exocpt when admitting or withdrawing hams ; i;ut the Ion-er may lieleft unlouked fjr the hired man to build flres.

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Subjects
Old News
Michigan Argus