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System Number: 08943
Date: [21 June] 1878[1]
Author: Edward H. Tupholme[2]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: PD/Ms


394, KINGS ROAD, CHELSEA, S. W.
LONDON,

Mids[umme]r 1878

'157[3]'

J. A. McN. Whistler Esq

E. H. TUPHOLME, LATE BARTLETT,
PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMIST.

[this column is mostly illegible] The [mill?], Hunyadi water[4]    7 1
  - Camph[5] [Chuck?]     8
  Something - Via   1  
  [Junes planter?]     6
1. Hunyadi Water   2  
1.   "        "   2  
6. Soap & Turpentine[6] &   2 6
  1 Doz Soap   1  
  Hunyadi water   2  
  Turpentine &c     4.
  [1?] 12 g Acid Nitric [illegible word] batch of at 2/.-   4 0
  Hunyadi    2  
  The draught [illegible word] Mixture        9
    £ 1  2  6

 


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Notes:

1.  [21 June] 1878
Day and month estimated from midsummer date on bill.

2.  Edward H. Tupholme
Edward Harland Tupholme (b. ca 1839), chemist and druggist [more].

3.  157
Written in another hand.

4.  Hunyadi water
A purgatory spa water named after Janos Hunyadi (1387-1456), Hungarian warrior general.

5.  Camph
Perhaps camphor, an extract of the wood of the camphor tree. It was used in medicine for liniments and the treatment of colds.

6.  Turpentine
Oil or spirit of turpentine was used in medicine as an expectorant.