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This aqua patent medicine bottle was recovered from excavation at the Iowa Sac and Fox Mission in Doniphan County. The Presbyterian Mission was built in 1845 and closed in 1863. After that part of the building was razed and part was used as a residence until 1905. The State of Kansas acquired to property in 1941. The medicine was advertised as being for "sprains, bruises, etc." David Jayne, 1798/99-1866, offered various cures from 1831 onward. The medicinal line continued to make the products after Jayne's death.

Date: 1831-1905

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Item Number: 448084
Call Number: 14DP384
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 448084

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