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Martin, John S. C. (1809 (date of birth) - 1858 (date of death))



  • Existence: 1809 (date of birth) - 1858 (date of death) - 1858


John S. C. Martin was born in 1809 and lived in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, where he worked as a druggist (pharmacist). Much of his work involved the use of glass bottles for various products including mineral waters, porters, and ales. In addition to his job as a druggist, Martin was also an involved community member: he was the Secretary of the Ancient York Masons as well as the Director of Common Schools in the Pottsville District. Martin died in 1858.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

John S. C. Martin Ledger

 Collection — Box 01: [Barcode: 5000003233]
Identifier: MS-0229
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a ledger owned by druggist John S. C. Martin. The ledger was used to record the sale of mineral waters, porters, and ales. It also details the number of bottles returned and offers a glimpse into bottle recycling in the mid-19th century. Martin's ledger includes the years 1848-1852. Located in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, the business was not far from the Dyottville Glass Works.There are 196 pages in the ledger and all but four pages...
Dates: 1848-1852