Punch,  24 (1853), 107.

Death in the Jam-Pot





Adulteration, Analytical Chemistry, Medical Practitioners, Electricity, Crime

    Responds to a report of the Lancet's Analytical Sanitary Commission, which states that several different types of jam are adulterated with copper. Adds that the '"little glass [jam] jar" which was analysed [...] has proved quite a jar of electricity' since it sends a shock 'to our nervous system'.

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