Punch,  48 (1865), 39.

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Medical Treatment, Politics, Disease

People mentioned:

John Bright

    Puffs the 'FRANCHISE PILL' of 'DR. JOHN BRIGHT', 'Fellow of Birmingham University'. Notes that this 'inestimable medicament' is the product of 'twenty years of researches in America' and offers a 'Certain cure for all Disorders, physical, mental, moral, social, and political'. The advertisement includes a long list of such disorders, including 'Taxes', 'Corns', 'Tooth-ache', 'Smoky Chimneys', 'Circumlocution', 'Puseyism', 'Davenport Brothers' (William H H Davenport and Ira E Davenport), 'Sensation Novels', 'Earthquakes', 'Mumps', and 'Black-balling'.

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