Punch,  10 (1846), 121.

Punch's Testimonials

J Budgen U John Sharpshoes U


Editorial, Drollery; Letter, Spoof


Medical Treatment, Quackery

    Presents letters from individuals testifying to the value of various medicines. Most individuals praise the effect of the medicine on non-medical problems: J Bugden, for example, claims that Thomas Holloway's ointment stopped one of his cart wheels from creaking, while John Sharpshoes applauds the power of Morison's pills to kill slugs and other vermin.

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