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J.B. Ward collection
J.B. Ward collection [textual record]. -- 1902-1903.
.05 cm of textual records

Joseph Bennett Ward was born in Cornwall in 1849. He arrived in the Nanaimo area sometime in the 1890s and operated a fruit and candy store and the Occidental Hotel in Nanaimo. At the time of his death in 1902, he was the proprietor of the Somerset Hotel in Wellington.

Material was culled from A.E. Planta's records.

Collection consists of letters and pamphlets from companies selling remedies for various male conditions related to sexual function. Also includes a letter from Ward's sister in California, dated after Ward's death and a letter from J.P. Planta.

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