The Snuff Tobacco Reference

The Scholten Family and Scholten Snuff

The Scholten family of Amsterdam (variously spelled Schotten, Shulte, and Shulten) were prominent merchants originally from Lower Saxony whose name was sometimes imparted to the blends of snuff tobacco in which they dealt.


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