Mulberry Trees and Silkworms

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1988
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325053
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Title Mulberry Trees and Silkworms
Description people to be self - supporting- He felt this was needful advice, for each month was bringing new converts to the Territory of Deseret/Utah. He qq3uty and ennoyment^ saying that even 1 f the outside shell of the walnuts stained the fingers and the nuts were very hard to unshell, the meat of the nut was very good to eat - if As Conrad Frischknecht wrote recently: " Locust wood was hard and made good singletrees and doubletrees and had other uses as well. " He then went on to tell what he remembered about the silkworms: "I remember the silkworms and the mulberry trees at Manti. We kids had a few silkworms that we kept in shoe boxes placed in window sills. We got the grew along the sidewalk below the house that was owned by William Carlson' s mother. The ripe berries were good to eat but they were not unravel the silk thread from the cocoons and I do not remember seeing silk cloth made in Manti. However, I did see cloth made by Manti' s James (Weaver) Hoggan. He had a damask-weaving machine (called a Jacquard loom). He also kept bees and raised raspberries. " August 18, 1879. Sister Rebecca Warham addressed the sisters on the subject of silk culture. She suggested the Sisters put together and buy machinery for the manufacturing of silk at home. She advised them to send for plant and raise all necessary in each Brother Henry Beal urged the proj ect. In a short time the Sisters would outstrip the Brethren in carrying
Format application/pdf
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325000
Reference URL