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Box metal tin with handle and round cap. Sticker label on front. Red with gold trim and a white round center with blue lettering. Company seal of a lions and an eagle in gold.
"S.S P. CO./PURITAS/ ET CURA/ESTABLISHED 1831/ INCORPRATED 1894/ REG. U.S. / PAT.OFF." (printed)
"PORTO RICO/STYLE MOLASSES/CONTENTS 1 GALLON/PACKED BY/ S.S. PIERCE CO./ BOSTON" (printed)
"IMPORTANT: KEEP IN A COOL PLACE. LOOSEN CAP AT ONCE/ To prevent bursting of container due to volatillzing of molasses" (printed)
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),
S.S. Pierce Co.
10 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)