Punch,  13 (1847), 91.

Cold Comfort for Creditors



News-Commentary, Drollery


Heat, Matter Theory, Commerce

    Responding to an advertisement from a bankrupt selling 'Rough Ice' to 'Tea-Dealers and others', suggests that he was 'performing a series of scientific operations to ascertain how, by adopting the properties of ice [...] he could restore himself into a solvent state'.

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