Application date 6 June 1945. Swett's Root Beer was established in 1845, but this claim has not been proved, and it seems unlikely that he established it when he was 11 years old. But you didn't have to collect the ingredients, and buying the ingredients in one package was cheaper than buying all the ingredients separately. Augusta Kimball, and a niece, Mrs. Amelia Maria Swett born 1836 married Edgar McAlister 4.
At that time, Charles Elmer Hires 1851-1937 was a young pharmacist in Philadelphia. July 20 1937 Johnson City, Tenn. I also have a 28 ounce bottle of identical design that was produced in April 1940 for the Dr. Foster, secretary; and Joseph J. It shows a clear glass bottle with bottle-cap and paper lable.
Many of the little companies that bottled non-alcoholic beverages, pressed by competition from the breweries since 1920 and hit by the Depression in 1929, went out of business in 1929 or shortly thereafter. We do our best to have descriptions and good pictures that represent our items accurately and clearly, please ask questions if you are not sure about an item offered for sale. Rich in dextrose food-energy sugar. Its medicinal properties render it exceedingly valuable in any disorder of the Stomach, Liver and Kidneys, a free use of it keeping those important organs in a healthy condition. They were last published in 2002 and hard to come by these days.
A half century and more ago a little youngster roamed the Massachusetts hills with an odd fancy for collecting herbs and carrying them home to his mother. The texture of the ware was coarse to moderately coarse. However, historical accounts vary and the actual time and place of the discovery may never be known. Swett, drugs and medicines, 245 Washington Street, Boston, 28 Worchester Square, Boston, and 29 Park Row, New York. So, if a bottle starts off with a two cent deposit and is destroyed, it costs the company nearly a dollar. Swett Root Beer at 87 Albany Street.
She was born in Massachusetts, probably Boston, 1842-1843, daughter of Lemon P. Swett's Original Root Beer started about 1845 and was in business to about 1890. He had his root beer tested by a laboratory, and trumpeted their conclusion that a glass of his root beer contained less alcohol than a loaf of bread. Swett's Root Beer was available throughout the United States. Swett moved to Malden, Massachusetts, in 1922.
All I did was to rinse off the Deming dirt and Dust. By 1910, the new machines were producing over 57,000 bottles a day, a dramatic improvement over the 1500 bottles per day produced by hand a few years earlier. For a quarter I'd say you found yourself an interesting find. According to a 1932 United States Board of Tax Appeals decision, it was in 1895 that the Charles E. Registration date 4 August 1942. The Petition of Amelia Swett of the Parish of Saint Stephen in the said County of Charlotte, Widow, Humbly Shewith: That Nathaniel Swett late of the Parish of Saint Stephen, Cabinet Maker, departed this life on the 29th day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty five at the Parish of Saint Stephen, without having, to the best of the knowledge and belief of your Petitioner, made any will.
Also, the formula was lost and not found until the late thirties when Dr. Swett looks to be about 50 years old, which was in 1884, so he apparently sent a younger picture of himself for this ad in 1907. New York City: George W. Relatives and friends are invited. Swett, wholesale druggist, and his wife Ella, living with her parents, Lemon and Elizabeth Harding. The layout probably was based on the 1925 letterhead -- the left margin has five drawings of herbs used in Dr.
Swett living with his widowed sister Emma A. The 21st Amendment passed in 1933 repealed the 18th Amendment, thus permitting again the legal manufacture, import, export and sale of alcoholic beverages. She was born 19 April 1812 in Bowdoin, Androscoggin, Maine, daughter of Capt. Swett's Root Beer Bottling Co. So, the only way Hires Root Beer could be said to date back more than 120 years is if you take into account the glasses of root beer Charles Hires sold to customers at his drug store. One result was that breweries went back to making beer and stopped producing non-alcoholic beverages.
This dispenser seems to have a pump for the syrup, and at the end of the pump-stroke, a button to release the soda water. Swett was born in St. It is a remarkable remedy for kidney complaints, diabetes, difficulty in voiding urine, bleeding from the kidneys and bladder, gravel, and other complaints. This item will be shipped in a well packed box. The Boston City Directory for 1918 has Dr. This is the story of the beginning of Swett's root beer, and one would almost say, after hearing it first hand from the kindly old doctor, that there is a flavor of all the wood plants in it. Croix River in Canada , but he wasn't born on 22 February 1831.
Such a product was not on the market in 1885. William Painter, a Baltimore machine shop operator, was awarded a patent on the crown-cork bottle seal, an invention that quickly became a standard for the industry and replaced over a thousand different types of bottle sealing devices in use at the time. This 7 ounce, clear glass, machine-manufactured Dr. Swett's Root Beer wasn't distributed after 1890 is false. Packages to make 5 gallons, 25¢; by mail, 6¢ extra. Swett, physician, widower, born October 1834 in Canada, age 65, living in the home of his widowed sister Emma A.