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Newly Available Collection: James Chamberlain Baker papers

James C. Baker was pastor of Trinity Church (Methodist Episcopal) in Urbana, Illinois, and John A. Patten was influential in the church and a manufacturer of Wine of Cardui, a nostrum composed of a mixture that was alleged to be 29 per cent alcohol. The collection contains correspondence, letters to the Editor, clippings, and a scrapbook regarding Baker’s attempts to oust Patten from his position of influence and stop the sale of his medicine.

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Guide to the James Chamberlain Baker Papers

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