[Cincinnati (OH): H.W. Derby & Co., 1849]. Single sheet, printed on blue paper, folded. 26 cm.  pp., including one page of text, [2pp. blank], addressed on fourth page to G. & C. Merriam, Springfield, Mass., with a round stamped red postal mark. Old fold lines, a few closed tears, else very good. The firm of H.W. Derby & Co. assures the public that the November 15 fire which lately damaged their place of business and destroyed a large portion of their stock will not stop them from filling orders for books, stationery and other articles. They have purchased the entire stock of Messrs. Bradley & Anthony who have decided to retire, and will move into their store at No. 113 Main Street immediately. Once their building at 145 Main Street is repaired, they will return there. Signed in type by H.W. Derby & Co., Cincinnati, November 23d, 1849. No listings found on OCLC. Item #65543
George and Charles Merriam, to whom this copy was addressed were successful book publishers and sellers in Springfield, Massachusetts.