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The Mineral Water Controversy. Artificial or Natural? Conflicting Official Opinions, the U.S. Chemists and the Attorney-General Overruled by the Secretary of the Treasury. His Novel Chemical Theory that Natural Products Can be Manufactured. A Review of the Whole Question on behalf of American Mineral Waters
New York: E. Wells Sackett & Rankin, 1882.
First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Pamphlet, 32 pp. Original printed wappers, but with cloth tape at spine (where this was probably once bound into a larger volume). Light handling wear including a few spots of discoloration to wrappers; contents clean. A review of the issues involved in determining whether sparkling mineral water is natural or manufactured (and thus subject to import tariffs). The author was the founder the the American Mineral Water Company.