Unusual use of "Tarheel" (1848, 1852)

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Sat Sep 21 23:30:49 UTC 2013

Having laid down my first attempt at sauerkraut just a couple of hours ago, your comment on the krautcutter caught my attention. http://bit.ly/16xReKs is the Official Gazette of 1892 with a "kraut-cutter."

Benjamin Barrett
Seattle, WA

On Sep 21, 2013, at 3:45 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at ATT.NET> wrote:

> I'm interested in the 1852 associations of the surnames with
> political personages.
> Andrew Jackson Croutcutter?  There may have been a utensil called by
> someone a "crout cutter", but Darn.  It's no longer available and
> cannot be viewed.  For "krautcutter", several Ghits, including a
> Wanted ad -- "I need either new or used (antique ok) krautcutter for
> preparing sauerkraut."  Apparently one device was patented in 1891.
> A cabbage-slicer?  Why would that be associated with Old Hickory?

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