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People/Characters: John Hamlin

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The Call of the Wild and Selected Stories (Signet Classics) by Jack London
Lotions, Potions, and Deadly Elixirs: Frontier Medicine in the American West by Wayne Bethard

Character description

John Hamlin: Marketer of a famous nineteenth century "medicine" known as Hamlin's Wizard Oil, promoted using musicians and spectacular events as well as annual songsters. Since it was about half liquor, it probably did make people feel better -- but it wasn't much of a cure.

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