1909 USA Schlitz letterhead on commercial letter to Cognac France

$30.00 CAD

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Typewritten letter from F. Hollander & Co. of New Orleans to I. Sauvion & Co. in Cognac France. Great letterhead of Schlitz plant in Milwaukee.

Schlitz The Beer that made Milwaukee Famous
Office of F. Hollander & Co.
301-307 Decatur Street
501-515 Bienville Street
New Orleans La January 10th / 09
….ship us 25 cases Cognac similar label as enclosed price of same 10. 30. Franc bottles even wired a dozen bottles we also wish you to be careful as to the Pure Food bill in this country. If you do not follow up the law the goods will be shipped back at your expense….
F Hollander…

The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 prohibited the sale of misbranded or adulterated food and drugs in interstate commerce and laid a foundation for the nation’s first consumer protection agency, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Horizontal and vertical folds. Two holes at top for filing

7” x 8 ¼”


F. Hollander and Company were importers and dealers in foreign and domestic wines and liquors. The company was founded in 1871 by Frederick Hollander, who had previously been a shoe manufacturer. The company seems to have gone out of business around 1915.