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McCarter, H.C. (b. 1893) [Treasury Department Prescription Blank - National Prohibition Act]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06097 Author/Creator: McCarter, H.C. (b. 1893) Place Written: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania Type: Printed document signed Date: 19 November 1923 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Prescription for Ira Altman of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, for "Sp[iritus] Frumenti" (alcohol) issued by Dr. McCarter. Treasury Dept. US Internal Revenue B 38246 / Blank no. 57. Watermarked "Prohibition."

People: McCarter, H.C. (b. 1893)

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Keywords/Subjects: Prohibition, Alcohol, Law, Health and Medical, Taxes or Taxation

Sub Era: The Roaring Twenties The Politics of Reform