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Gun Wa Herb Remedy Company Letters and Advertisements
Biomed.0328  
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Collection contains: "Form 64" broadside flyer: "Gun Wa's Chinese cure for rheumatism" "Form 62" broadside flyer: "Gun Wa's pile remedy is unrivalled" Typescript mimeographed form letter on printed letterhead of the Advertising Department, Gun Wa Herb Remedy Company, 27 February 1890 to Mr. Geo. Morrison, Upper Neguac, N.B., Canada, berating the client for not continuing to buy the remedies. Typescript mimeographed form letter on printed letterhead of Office of Gun Wa, 9 April 1890 to Morrison; refers to enclosed circulars 1 and 2, promises to treat the man for venereal disease, and encloses a questionnaire [this item not included in collection] Typescript mimeographed letter on different printed letterhead of Office of Gun Wa, 29 April 1890 to Morrison, with an analysis of the questionnaire he returned; includes a long discourse on the evils of masturbation that led to his impotence, and sets fees for "thorough, complete, perfect and permanent cure." Typescript mimeographed form letter on printed letterhead of Office of Gun Wa, 21 June 1890 to Morrison, acknowledging receipt of payment for first treatment and indicating the remedies had been sent by "Express." Typescript mimeographed letter on printed letterhead of the Gun Wa Herb Remedy Company, 19 July 1890 to Morrison, indicating the agent at Pacific Express has been notified that remedies shipped on June 21 had not arrived.
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1 unknown (7 items)
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