Mercantile Stores & Businesses in the Mystic, Connecticut Area
Object ID:
2006.240
Collection:
Newbury Collection
Scope & Content:
6 items donated by Carol Kimball to be a part of the Newbury Collection:
* 2 advertising trade cards for White Sewing Machine Co.: "THE WHITE - is King of all Sewing Machines - 800,000 new in use" - sold by T.H. Newbury, Mystic, Conn - with promotional text on the back.
* 1 advertising trade card for Glenwood Ranges & Parlor Stoves, sold by T.H. Newbury, Mystic Bridge, CT - with testimonial, promotional text, 2 stove and 1 fan image on the back.
* 1 receipt issued by T.H. Newbury, to Mr. Charles (O?) Packer, April 4, 1890, for $4.03 for the purchase of gutters, hangers, and 2 hrs. labor (at $1.00 for 2 hrs. labor for 2 men). Stove illustration on front. Store advertises it offers: Plumber, Tin, Copper & Sheet-Iron Worker / Stoves, Ranges, Hardware, Crockery, Cutlery, Lamps, Ohio Granite Drain Pipe.
* 1 receipt issued by Edward H. Newbury, to Mrs. C. (?) Packer, datedJanuary 16, 1908, for $22.82 for the purchase of Glenwood (?), stove pipe, etc. Store advertises it offers: Hardware, Furnaces, Stoves, Cutlery and Lamps; Floor Oil Cloths and Linoleums, Fishing Tackle, Akron Sewer Pipe, Telephone Connection. Illustration of a woman at the sink looking in the mirror on front.
* 1 receipt issued by Edward H. Newbury, to Mrs. Francis Packer, dated January 5, 1924, for $5.10 for the purchase of stove pipe, etc., and labor. Store advertises it offers: Hardware, Furnaces, Stoves, Cutlery and General Merchandise; Sanitary Plumbing, Steam Pipe and Fittings, Steam and Hot Water Heating, Fishing Tackle. Illustration of a woman at the sink looking in the mirror on front, with a modern bathtub shown.
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