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Davis and Lawrence Co. Limited letter

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001574
Description
Letter on letterhead paper from the office of Davis & Lawrence Co., Ltd., with black and white illustration of the Davis & Lawrence factory; letter is typewritten with a blue ribbon; watermark reads "Superfine Linen Record"
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Accession Number
996001574
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Letter on letterhead paper from the office of Davis & Lawrence Co., Ltd., with black and white
illustration of the Davis & Lawrence factory; letter is typewritten with a blue ribbon; watermark
reads "Superfine Linen Record"
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg
Limited
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co., Ltd
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date appears as Dec. 18, 1900 on letter
Material
paper: black; buff; blue
Inscriptions
Front reads, "Office of Davis & Lawrence Co. // (Limited) // Montreal, December 18, 1900 // CANADA
// Messrs. Irwin Bros., // Low, Que. // Gentlement, // In reply to your favor of the 27th Nov.,
we beg to state // that through a mistake our traveler marked the amount of $13.58 to // be paid
in six months, which was our reason for advising draft. // However, it is quite satisfactory to
us to allow it stand until he // calls, and have so marked our books, which we trust will be
satis- // factory. // Thanking you for past favors, // We are, // Yours very truly ...."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 27.0 cm. x Width: 20.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Has four cross-wise folds and two lengthwise folds where the letter was folded to go in the envelope
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.414, .441, .442, .446, .447, .451-.453; CD #8
Research Facts
See also 996.001.573 & .575 -- all three items were originally in plastic envelope together
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Davis and Lawrence Company Ltd. envelope

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Dates
1898
circa 1898
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001572
Description
Paper envelope from the Davis & Lawrence Co. Ltd.; front: address printed in black ink; red 3c Canadian stamp; in the background in a darker yellow-tan than the envelope is the company's name and address, etc.; opened at the top and left; two postmarks on back, one on front
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Accession Number
996001572
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Paper envelope from the Davis & Lawrence Co. Ltd.; front: address printed in black ink; red 3c
Canadian stamp; in the background in a darker yellow-tan than the envelope is the company's
name and address, etc.; opened at the top and left; two postmarks on back, one on front
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg
Limited
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co., Ltd
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1898
circa 1898
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: red; black; yellow-tan
Inscriptions
"Mess. JOHN WYETH & BRO. // Philadelphia, // Pa. // IN 10 DAYS RETURN TO // DAVIS & LAWRENCE COMPANY,
LTD. MONTREAL // IF NOT CALLED FOR // MANUFACTURERS // & GENERAL AGENTS // PHARMACEUTICAL &
PHARMACEUTICAL MEDICINES"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.8 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very sun/age discoloured; top edge is a little ragged; back has a number of black stamp lines, and
is quite dirty with some acidic stains along top; top right flap is loose
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.414, .441, .442, .446, .447, .451-.453, .573-.575 (Davis & Lawrence); and 996.001.590,
.592, .608, .609 (John Wyeth & Bro.); CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.414 (David & Lawrence); and 996.001.590, .608 (John Wyeth & Bro.)
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Davis and Lawrence Company Ltd. envelope

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001575
Description
Envelope of medium-weight paper with postmark and 2c stamp; upper left corner has a blue and pink return address crest; address is typed with blue ribbon
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Accession Number
996001575
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Envelope of medium-weight paper with postmark and 2c stamp; upper left corner has a blue and pink
return address crest; address is typed with blue ribbon
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg
Limited
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co., Ltd
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date appears as Dec. 18, 1900 on postmark
Material
paper: black; buff; blue; pink; red
Inscriptions
Front reads, "Messrs. Irwin Bros., // Low, // Que."; upper left corner reads, "IN 10 DAYS RETURN
TO // DAVIS & LAWRENCE COMPANY LTD. // MONTREAL // IF NOT CALLED FOR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.5 cm. x Width: 14.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Front has foxing all down left edge; smudge underneath stamp; back has two postmarks and black
smudge lines covering upper third
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.414, .441, .442, .446, .447, .451-.453; CD #8
Research Facts
See also 996.001.573 & .574 -- all three items were originally in plastic envelope together
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promotional booklet

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001573
Description
Booklet printed in black and red advertising various products of the Davis & Lawrence Co. Ltd.; 8 pages; Painkiller, Menthol the D & L Plaster, Pyny Balsam, D & L Liver Pills, Rennecine Tablets, Princess Indelible Marking Ink, Hinds' Honey and Almond Cream, the D & L Menthol Salve, The D & L Emulsiā€¦
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Accession Number
996001573
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Description
Booklet printed in black and red advertising various products of the Davis & Lawrence Co. Ltd.; 8 pages; Painkiller, Menthol the D & L Plaster, Pyny Balsam, D & L Liver Pills, Rennecine Tablets, Princess Indelible Marking Ink, Hinds' Honey and Almond Cream, the D & L Menthol Salve, The D & L Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil, Dr. Channing's Sarsaparilla.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co., Ltd
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date from postmark on accompanying letter
Material
paper: cream
ink: red; black; buff
Inscriptions
Back reads, "CURE ALL YOUR PAINS WITH // Pain-killer. // A Medicine Chest in itself. // PERRY DAVIS // 25 AND 50 CENT BOTTLES // Davis & Lawrence Co., Limited // MONTREAL // CANADA // NEW YORK // U.S.A."; front reads, "MENTHOL // THE D & L PLASTER // The Best Anti-Rheumatic Plaster made. // FOR // SCIATICA, PLEURISY, // STITCHES, CRICKS, // NEURALGIA, RHEUMATISM // AND LAME BACK"; plus advertising claims.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.8 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Folds are the original used to fold up the sheet into a booklet
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
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