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A cleaner copy of Winston Churchill’s alcohol prescription

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Found at Art Tattler’s Winston Churchill archive.

A grainy copy of the doctor’s note that Winston Churchill used in order to be able to drink while visiting the United States during Prohibition has been making the internet rounds. The scan above is much cleaner.

In case you were wondering, 250 cubic centimeters (also written as 250cc) is about 8.5 fluid ounces, which is enough booze to make four standard “doubles”.

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