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Object ID 000790

Object Name Calves Cordial

Object Desc Cardboard box containing Calves Cordial. made by Our Husbands Manufacturing Co, in Lyndon Vermont. Calves' Cordial is a mixture of four ingredients that "correct unnatural conditions of the stomach and bowels."

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000717

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Agriculture


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Hardware Store

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Our Husbands Mfg. Co.,medicine,animals,boxes,agriculture,veterinary medicine,boxes,

Title Calves Cordial

Description Cardboard box containing Calves Cordial made by Our Husbands Manufacturing Company of Lyndon, Vermont. Box contains 16 ounces of Calves Cordial and cost 75 cents. Instructions are to mix Calves Cordial (made of four ingredients which are unnamed on the box!) with grain and it would cure any unnatural condition of the stomach or bowels. Directions include uses for common scours, bloody scours, white scours, eating dirt and gnawing on wood, for calves intended for the dairy, and for forcing calves for veal. Product has a money back guarantee. Box is unopened and still contains its original contents.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.75

Length 3.5

Width 0

Depth 2

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Our Husbands Mfg. Company

Maker Details Lyndon, Vermont

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY717



Date JUN 5,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Box is unopened and contains original contents. Corners and edges of box show wear and box looks slightly discolored with age.