A 1665 Advertisement Promises a “Famous and Effectual” Cure for the Great Plague

A 1665 Advertisement Promises a “Famous and Effectual” Cure for the Great Plague:

There is a level of avarice and depravity in defrauding victims of an epidemic that should shock even the most jaded. But a look into the archives of history confirms that venal mountebanks and con artists have always followed disaster when it strikes.
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