JOHN & RICHARD RADWAY : RESOVENT SARSAPILLIAN
In the 1840s brothers John and Richard G. Radway would establish a company called Radway & Company in New York City. The business was located at 2 Courtland Street. They started selling their medicated soap in 1847. By 1852 the brother's would copyright the initials R.R.R. The R.R.R. initials stood for Radway Ready Relief and or Radway's Renovating Resolvent and by 1877 Renovating would become Sarsaparillian Rosolvent. Below are photos of two of these bottles. They are embossed RADWAY'S // SARSAPARILLIAN / RESOLVENT // R.R.R. // ENTD ACCORD / TO ACT OG / CONGRESS
Below are photos of an early Radway bottle its embossed R.R.R. / RADWAY'S & CO. // NEW YORK // ENTD ACCORD TO // ACT OF CONGRESS
Dr. Cannon Medicine Chest Article Aug. 2010 in the AB&GC.
Frank & Frank Jr. (Wicker) Bottle Collection.