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    Abraham Lincoln and George McClellan: Bartender's Friend. We believe this 5 1/4" x 3" trade card qualifies as the first "Bartender's Friend" issued for any presidential campaign. It shows both 1864 candidates, Lincoln and McClellan, and advertises two patent medicines produced by Dr. W. R. Merwin of New York: "Cherokee Medicines for the Unfortunate" and "Cherokee Pills, Female Regulator". This was in the days before "Indian Swamp Root Oil". Outside of a small stain and tear in the bottom left corner and the loss of the last R in Regulator, it is in nice shape.

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    May, 2012
    12th Saturday
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