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    Facsimile New Jersey March 25, 1776 3s / Tarrant's Seltzer Aperient Ad Note Extremely Fine-About New.
    An advertising note for Tarrant's Seltzer Aperient. It was sold as a bottle of white powder which when poured into cold water gave thirty to forty glasses of "foaming, sparkling Seltzer" to which "Headaches, Constipation, Indigestion and Dyspepsia yield at once." It was claimed to be superior to the German Seltzer Spa Water which became "stale, flat, and unprofitable" when shipped across the Atlantic. "A mild, pleasant and efficacious remedy" for disorders of the "stomach, liver or bowels." The firm was started in New York by James Tarrant who passed it on to his son, James A Tarrant in 1853. They issued Private Die Proprietary Medicine Tax Stamps (P.D.P.M.T.S.) in 1871-83.


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