A note to anyone who is looking for hard to find facts about Colonial life, or everyday activities in the 1700's in general. Sometimes these parts of life can be very hard to find, such as did they make their own jewelry or did they have them imported? How did they manage it when the blockades took effect, the English ships being denied port when the siege was on? What did they eat then? Did they even have sugar, or baked goods? Did they make their own shampoo or soap, and what was it like? Did they even bathe, or were they as dirty as they want us to believe?
Go here, and find out.
Lynette Willows, Author