18th century

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    Making Camp.

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    A Few Words About Smoothbores.

    In the 18th century smoothbores did NOT use a patched ball, the ball was loaded in the same way as using shot, with wads or wadding. An Essay On Shooting 1789.
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    Wearing Out Of Date Clothing. Old Clothes Sellers.

    I have spoken before about the using of equipment and clothing from an earlier period than ones interpretation. On the frontiers style was not only slow to change, but it really had no place at all. What was important was being comfortable in the clothing you wore, and the equipment you used...
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    Early Items in a Later Period.

    18th century clothing of the common man on the New World Frontier. Clothing styles on the frontier was slow to changes, and people had their own preferences and tended to make things the same way as they always had, this applied to women’s clothing as well as men’s. When recreating the early to...
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    Making Camp.