Candles From Whales Was Big Business
- Publication: East Hampton Press
- Published on: Jun 6, 2022
- Columnist: Jim Marquardt
An advertisement in the March 30, 1748, edition of the Boston News-Letter extolled: “Sperma-Ceti Candles … exceeding all others for Beauty, Sweetness of Scent when extinguished; Duration, being more than...