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Edwin Booth reccomends Cocoa Beef Tonic...

Item # 654614

June 16, 1881

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, June 16, 1881

* Edwin Booth, renowned actor
* brother of John Wilkes Booth

Page 4 has a one column heading: "Edwin Booth," which quotes him as saying: "It did me much good," says this celebrated actor, "in speaking of the *Liebig Co's Cocoa Beef Tonic. Beware of imitations. Ask for Cocoa Beef Tonic."
Other news and advertisements of the day are found throughout.
Complete in 4 pages, a slightly rough left spine, in good condition.
* An 1887 analysis by the Massachusetts State Board of Health showed that Liebig's Coca Beef Tonic was 23.2 percent alcohol. No wonder it made you feel good!
Note: The recommended archival folder (optional) to go along with this issue is sized with the issue folded in half along the mid-fold as the issue is quite large and has already been folded.

Category: Post-Civil War