The Compound Publican's Chemistry
Adulteration, Crime, Chemistry, Temperance
Discusses a report of the trial of a tradesman who was charged with 'having sold to a publican a quantity of treacle or saccharine matter to be used in the adulteration of beer', and describes some of the dubious substances with which the tradesman adulterate spirits.
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