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1. The mother's guide and daughter's friend: a compendium of valuable information for women : embracing sexual physiology, sexual hygiene, housekeeping and home-making, care and culture of children, description and hints on home treatment of the most common diseases of women and children, what to do until the doctor comes, occupations suitable for women, domestic economy, etc., etc


2. The helping hand: containing a great number of valuable receipts on medical, agricultural, culinary, and miscellaneous subjects : and for cooking well at a trifling cost, making hair restoratives, toilet soaps, dyes, all kinds of cements, hair dyes, domestic wines, coloring, scouring clothes, and hundreds of other receipts for use in every position of life


4. A new and valuable book, entitled the Family companion: containing many hundred rare and useful receipts, on every branch of domestic economy : embracing cookery, the cure of diseases, the properties and use of the principal plants as medicine, housewifery, dying, coloring, cleaning, purifying, cementing, &c


6. The house-keepers' guide and Indian doctor: containing the very best directions for making all kinds of ice creams, preserves, jellies, perfumery, and essences, fancy and plain soaps, and an excellent system on the treatment of the hair : the best method of cleaning brass, marble, mahogany furniture, cutlery, carpets, &c. &c. : also, a complete system of genuine Indian doctoring, to which is added directions for letter writing under various circumstances : the book closes with the celebrated chemical washing recipe


9. MacKenzie's five thousand receipts in all the useful and domestic arts: constituting a complete practical library ... : a new American, from the latest London edition : with numerous and important additions generally : and the medical part carefully revised and adapted to the climate of the U. States : and also a new and most copious index