[APG Public List] Help with occupation on census

Myrtle1893 at att.net Myrtle1893 at att.net
Fri Oct 9 19:00:39 MDT 2009


Hi Laura, My take on it is that it reads "Manuf. of sugared flag root".   

The Flag root rhizome was used by confectioners. In Europe and America the root was cut into slices and candied or otherwise made into a sweetmeat.  
Source: Medicinal and other uses of North American plants by Charlotte Brown, 1989 Dover Publications, Mineola, NY
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Happy researching,
Sandy Johansen
Historian for Hire

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