"Murder, Mayhem and Suicide"; Nathan Wood & Son; Portland, ME; 1879; UX5

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Seller: walkedgw_tkodfsd (642) 100%, Location: Rancho Mirage, California, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 233321882090 Quack medicines. Tie stains on back. Condition: "Nathan Wood of Portland, Maine, manufacturer of patent medicines and plasters committed suicide yesterday (May 11, 1887) by hanging. He was 74 years old and in poor health." "Nathan Wood began as a dealer in Botanic medicines in Portland in 1844 (and his son) remained in business as Nathan Wood & Son until 1913. Wood & Son bottled various 'remedies', one being Dr. James M. Buzzell's Liquid Vegetable Blood Cordial, used since 1881, patent application filed July 10, 1888. As per the newspaper article, Nathan Wood did hang himself May 11, 1887. This was 6 months after his associate Dr. James M. Buzzell was brought to trail and arrested for the murder of Carrie M. Colton of Goshen, Maine November 1886.

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