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The maple sugar industry...
Item # 620699
September 21, 1765
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 21, 1765 The front page has a brief item headed "America". The back page has nearly a full column discussing the maple sugar business in Massachusetts. "Having chosen out a large maple-tree, suitable for the purpose, they with an axe box it...a kind of trough is prepared... in order to retain the sap as it runs down. By this means upwards of 30 gallons from one tree has been drawn in a day;... produces a sugar, the grain of which is equal in finess to the the Jamaica..."
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's