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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 460 Volume 18, New Series, October 23, 1852   By:

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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 460 Volume 18, New Series, October 23, 1852 provides a fascinating look into the social and cultural happenings of the 19th century. The publication covers a wide range of topics, from historical events to scientific discoveries, making it a diverse and informative read.

One of the highlights of this volume is its detailed descriptions of daily life during this time period. Readers are treated to insights into the fashion, politics, and entertainment of the era, providing a vivid picture of what it was like to live in 1852.

Additionally, the journal includes a variety of essays and short stories that are both thought-provoking and entertaining. From discussions on the latest advancements in technology to fictional tales of love and adventure, there is something for every reader to enjoy.

Overall, Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 460 Volume 18, New Series, October 23, 1852 is a valuable resource for anyone interested in history or literature. Its blend of informative articles and captivating storytelling makes it a must-read for those looking to explore the past through a unique and engaging lens.

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CHAMBERS' EDINBURGH JOURNAL

CONDUCTED BY WILLIAM AND ROBERT CHAMBERS, EDITORS OF 'CHAMBERS'S INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE,' 'CHAMBERS'S EDUCATIONAL COURSE,' &c.

No. 460. NEW SERIES. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1852. PRICE 1 1/2 d.

PRESERVED MEATS AND MEAT BISCUITS.

The many headed public look out for 'nine days' wonders,' and speedily allow one wonder to obliterate the remembrance of that which preceded it. So it is with all newspaper topics, and so it has been in respect to the preserved meat question. We all know how great was the excitement at the commencement of the present year on this matter. Ships' accounts overhauled; arctic stores re examined; canisters opened and rejected; contracts inquired into; statements and counter statements published; questionings of Admiralty officials in the two Houses of Parliament; reports published by committees; recommendations offered for future guidance; descriptions of the preserving processes at different establishments: all went the round of the newspapers, and then the topic was forgotten. It deserves to be held in remembrance, however, for the subject matter is really important and valuable, in respect not only to the stores for shipping, but to the provisioning of large or small bodies of men under various exceptional circumstances... Continue reading book >>


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