|Caption||Cover of Dr Ayer's Almanac 1885|
|Scope & Content||
Ayer's American Almanac 1885 approximately 30 pages small typed pages with various bits of information.
Dr J. C. Ayer's company printed this in Lowell Mass. Scattered in the informative verbage is interspersed Dr. Ayer's products along with testimonials as to the effectiveness of his potions.
For Example --- Ayer's Cherry Pectoral -- Has saves more human lives than any other medicine. Laryngeal, bronchial, and pulmonary complaints yield to its influence more readily and certainly then to any other remedy. Employed promptly, when this when such a melodies are in their primary stages, and are only recognized as Colds, Coughs, Hoarseness, Sore Throat, Loss of Voice, and Influenza. It prevents their becoming serious, and speedily restores to health those who are thus affected. It's good is not simply that of a palliative for the milder forms of those justly the dreaded disorders….
|Collection||Benicia Historical Museum Collection|
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|
|Lexicon sub-category||Documentary Artifact|