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Collection Reference Number GLC06473.05
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1830 
Title Notes on dried concentrate for lemonade
Date ca. 1830
Author Cooper, Peter (1791-1883)  
Document Type Miscellany
Content Description Possibly a note written to himself. States in part, "Suppose we introduce the assid and the esence of Lemon and Sugar and then cut the slabs a little thicker and dry them the whole length of cooler so that the art[?]al will only require soaking and dissolving for use. It could then be put up in roles [sic] or squares just the size for a quart." Bottom half of the page is missing.
Subjects Science and Technology  Invention  Inventor  Diet and Nutrition  
People Cooper, Peter (1791-1883)  
Theme Science, Technology, Invention
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Cooper was a well known inventor and manufacturer. He built the famous "Tom Thumb" prototype locomotive, which was used to demonstrate the potential of steam-powered rail transport. He was also the founder of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and Science.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859