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From: "Scc Nixon Barbara, (Fac)" <>
Subject: Re: obits BARK for TANNING
Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2000 00:51:17 -0700
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From: Cedar & Stone <>
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Sent: Friday, April 28, 2000 7:17 AM
Subject: Re: obits BARK for TANNING


> They used the bark at the mills they had...they used bark in the tanning
> process... will give more details this weekend when I find the book I saw
it
> in. Somebody on line must have a book from PA that describes bark tanning
> process--that is what the bark was used for.
>
> gordon curry wrote:
>
> > This is the second reference I have read about Brethren members falling
> > beneath the wagon carrying a load of bark. My question is, what did they
> > do with bark? Why bother with the bark when wood was so plentiful?
>
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