1899 Local Apothecary W.W. Roberts Farmington, New Hampshire Information

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1899 Local Apothecary W.W. Roberts Farmington, New Hampshire Information

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Information on the 1899 apothecary W.W. Roberts in Farmington, New Hampshire. Information is located on pages 11 and 12.

The information reads:

Dr. King’s, a nationally distributed brand based in Indiana, marketed their products by printing special
tabloid newspapers for local distribution during the holidays. Published in 1899 for local apothecary
W.W. Roberts in Farmington, New Hampshire, one issue of the Farmington Holiday Druggist (“devoted
to health, business, and science”) featured Christmas stories and advice interspersed with ads for Dr.
King’s projects (Plates 3). These included Dr. King’ New Discovery for Consumption, touted as “The
only sure cure for Consumption in the World” as well as Dr. King’s New Life Pills, “the great liver and
stomach remedy” (Plate 4).

In addditon this document conains general infrmation about

FHS-Kyle Leach

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Prepared by
Ellen Marlatt, MA, RPA,
Jessica Cofelice, MA, RPA
and
Kathleen Wheeler, PhD, RPA,
www.iac-llc.net
IAC #1303
FINAL REPORT
March 26, 2018

Source

STRAFFORD SQUARE INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS
ROCHESTER X-A000 (320) NHDOT 14350
ALTERNATIVE MITIGATION REPORT
THE WENTWORTH HOMESTEAD (27-ST-113)
ROCHESTER (STRAFFORD COUNTY), NEW HAMPSHIRE

Date

Late 1800's

Date Created

2018

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Prepared by Ellen Marlatt, MA, RPA, Jessica Cofelice, MA, RPA and Kathleen Wheeler, PhD, RPA, www.iac-llc.net IAC #1303 FINAL REPORT March 26, 2018 , “1899 Local Apothecary W.W. Roberts Farmington, New Hampshire Information,” Farmington Historical Society-Museum of Farmington History, accessed February 8, 2023, https://farmingtonnhhistory.omeka.net/items/show/631.

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