CHARLES H. ATWOOD : QUININE TONIC BITTERS NEW UPDATE
From 1866 to 1902 there were advertisements for Atwood's Quinine Tonic Bitters. Charles H. Atwood was from Boston Mass. He marketed this product which was manufactured by Gilman Company who was located in Boston Mass. This Company was the successor to the Alvah Littlefield & Co.
Alvah Littlefield would purchase the rights to Atwoods Quinine Tonic Bitters from Moses Atwood around 1855. Moses Atwood originated this medicine in 1840.
Littlefield's major distributor for this product was Demas Barnes and in 1869 the Littlefield account was taken over by John Henry. In 1877 John Henry would by the rights to the Littlefield medicines (Charles H. Atwood successor) and began to manufacturer Atwood's Quinine Tonic Bitters in a new company called The Manhattan Medicine Co.
Below are photos of this bottle. Its embossed ATWOOD'S // QUININE / TONIC // BITTERS
References: Dr. Cannon Medicine Chest Article Feb 2004 in AB&GC.
Bitters Bottles by Carlyn Ring & W.C. Ham.
Frank & Frank Jr. (Wicker) Bottle Collection.