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Accession # SRM1988-47.3

Pillbox

1844-1850


The label on this pillbox indicates that it was made for "Sherman's Worm Lozenges." These kind of pills would have been sold to aid in the removal of worms from the body. These types of medication would have been common during the time of the Republic of Texas.




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