His root beer was first sold in little packets of dry ingredients, and as a fountain drink in his pharmacies; then it was shipped to other pharmacies as a syrup to be mixed with soda water; and later it was pre-mixed and sold in bottles. It was produced by franchised bottling companies until the 1950's. Stephen is just across the international boundary (St. It is 5 inches wide, 6 3/4 inches high, and has 16 pages plus the paper covers for a total of 20 pages. Poland's Humor Doctor, an invaluable medicine for purifying the blood, is a positive remedy for all kinds of humors, particularly erysipelas, nettle rash, scrofula, salt-rheum, carbuncles, boils and piles, ulcers and all obstinate affections of the skin; inflammatory or chronic rheumatism, chronic diarrhea, mercurial diseases, and every taint of the system; dyspepsia, and those affections originating in the derangement of the digestive organs, viz.: bilious complaints, neuralgia, and nervous affections, headache, languor, and depression of spirits, loss of appetite, constipation. Co." On the back of each card is a poem that will never take a prize for poetry but does establish the fact that Dr. What is it, when the weather's warm, Will invigorate the human form, And make the head feel bright and clear? SWETT'S ROOT BEER." What is it, when the weather's dull, And when in business there's a lull, Is sure the drooping heart to cheer? SWETT'S ROOT BEER." What is it never will do harm, But fit you for the shop or farm, And give you strength to fill your sphere? SWETT'S ROOT BEER." What is it many like so well, And often of it's virtues tell, And recommend it far and near? SWETT'S EXCELSIOR BEER." on draught at the NEW ENGLAND BOTANIC DEPOT 245 Washington St., Boston, and 29 Park Row, New York Another type of trading card has a picture of a small white dog sitting up with a toy rifle leaning against its shoulder. He owned two large wholesale and retail pharmacies in the 1800's, one in Boston and the other in New York City. Swett's Root Beer was available throughout the United States. Stephen Census, the 1900 Boston Census, and his death certificate] St. Swett, Boston, Mass." was printed and in use from 1866 to 1879. Swett published a brochure entitled "The Illuminated White Pine Alphabet" about 1867. I have three different pictures, and have heard there may have been as many as six. On the front of each card, in the lower left corner, in very small print, is the notice: "Copyright 1888 by the Buffords Sons Lith.After the dates shown, beauty and cleaning products are probably still safe but may be less effective. It’s best to store bottles in boxes, and then in dark place.Stronger alcohol and higher levels of hops might extend the shelf life of a beer.Certain items in your house practically scream “toss me” when their prime has passed. (With any food, of course, use common sense.) Household cleaners also do best in a dry place with a stable temperature. Edibles, unless otherwise indicated, should be stored in a cool, dry place.
The bill was still less than you would pay for a 2 course meal in a decent restaurant in St Albans. Stephen, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada, son of Nathaniel Swett and Amelia L. [Compiled from Stackpole's Swett Genealogy, the 1851 St. Swett's Root Beer was advertised by trading cards showing men and women tennis players in rather comic poses.[auctioned on e Bay, photo sent by the winning bidder, Tom Cardaropoli, 2006] The inscription reads: He was listed in the 1859-60 Boston directory, occupation "botanic medicine," living at 106 Hanover Street. The 4 cent Private Die Medicine Stamp advertising "Dr. The following paragraphs are condensed extracts of the advertising in this brochure. They are entirely vegetable, and prepared with great care from the concentrated extracts of two plants. Swett's Female Strengthening Cordial, a specific remedy for diseases of the reproductive organs, imparts tone and vigor to the uterus, and gives renewed vitality to the whole system. Swett & Co., as wholesale and retail dealers in drugs. The building occupied is large and well adapted for the business, and contains a very full and complete line of drugs, chemicals, medicines, etc. (I have replaced the text with Photoshop because it was so faded that it didn't scan well.) The statement "material put up by the gallon or barrel" indicates that distribution of a liquid concentrate (syrup) had replaced the packets of dry ingredients. Swett's Root Beer was established in 1845 when he was 11 years old, and although this claim has not been proved, it seems likely that he was experimenting with various concoctions when he was a boy and perhaps even selling something like root beer. The 1900 Boston Census states that he immigrated to the United States in 1860. On 18 February 1860 he was presented with a beautiful silver-plated ornamental goblet at the Boston Music Hall. The next year it administered the nation's first income tax. These were legal tender notes not backed by specie. Eight pages have letters of the alphabet (each letter is accompanied by a drawing and a poem) -- but the entire brochure is advertising for patent medicines sold by The New England Botanic Depot. It is a remarkable remedy for kidney complaints, diabetes, difficulty in voiding urine, bleeding from the kidneys and bladder, gravel, and other complaints. They contain no mercury, no mineral, no turpentine, no oil of wormseed, no poison, nothing injurious. An important business in this city is that conducted by George W. Mitchell, the latter gentleman conducting the New York business. Note that it doesn't say anything about selling ready-to-drink root beer in bottles, and the implication that Dr. The back of these cards has a list of the ingredients. Croix River) from Calais, Washington County, Maine. Many examples of company advertising state that Dr. Swett graduated from New York University in 1858, but I have not been able to confirm it. The Bureau of Internal Revenue was created in 1862 to collect stamp taxes and internal duties. [Auctioned on e Bay] It looks like a book intended for children. One page has the alphabet in capital letters and small-case letters. Poland's White Pine Compound, the great New England remedy, cures sore throat, colds, cough, diphtheria, bronchitis, spitting of blood, and pulmonary affections generally. Fellow's Worm Lozenges are a remarkable power in expelling worms, with pleasant taste and perfect safety. Swett's Root Beer was sold on draught at the New England Botanic Depot in 1888. This card measures 3 inches wide by 4 & 1/2 inches tall.
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