Found 14,522 total hits in 1,461 results.
If much of the salt meat on hand is bad, as is alleged — the quantity is alarmingly small-and scurvy exists, these are all potent reasons for saving the meat, diminishing the salt diet, and substituting more bread in the absence of vegetables.
These reasons are fatal to what they are intended to support.
There is but one specific for scurvy, that is potash or its neutral salts.
The lemon and potato owe their specific qualities solely to this alkali.
The regulations are those of 1857, and were established for our army.
The food ration therein is 12 pounds of sugar and 10 of rice to the 100 rations.
General Beauregard has increased the one 25 per cent. and the other 50 per cent. Neither lard nor molasses are parts of the regular ration.
They have been used by this department as a substitute .for meat.
Large quantities of the former were bought last summer, and arrangements for an unlimited supply of the latter had been fixed before the fall of New Orleans.