The Virginia Gazette

Today in the 1770s: June 22

WILLIAMSBURG, June 22, 1776.
A fresh parcel of KEYSER's famous PILLS Just come to Hand, and selling by Dixon & Hunter, in Boxes at 10s. 20s. and 40s. Also a few bottles of Maredant's antiscorbutic Drops.

Virginia Gazette (Dixon & Hunter) June 22, 1776
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Keyser's famous pills were used to treat venereal diseases as well as rheumatism, asthma, apoplexy, palsy, dizziness, dropsey, the sciatica, diseases of the eyes and afforded vast relief in the Gout. Antiscorbutic drops were used to fight scurvy.

Sources: Evans, Early American Imprints 7 CW Almanack/Places/Pasteur Galt

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