NEW CLOTHING AND DRY GOODS STORE, No. 11 Dauphin Street, Mobile. Alabama, Mobile.

NEW CLOTHING AND DRY GOODS STORE, No. 11 Dauphin Street, Mobile.

NY, (NY): Long & Carter, Printers, 131 Front Street, Corner of Pine, 1839. Broadside. 33 x 25cm. Text printed in blue, enclosed in a decorative blue border, with vignettes of a steamboat, eagle and railroad at top and a steamboat and canal boat at bottom. In the center is a calendar for 1839. Laid down on archival paper, few small chips along edge of border. Dated Mobile, March, 1, 1839, the proprietor Wm. H. Burdsall announces the opening of a clothing and dry goods store, and lists items to be available. While listing hunting jackets, frock coats, velvet vests, etc. to show the level of luxurious material they would have on hand, under Dry Goods is listed Negro Cloths. Burdsall's store on Dauphin Street must have survived the fire in Mobile in October of 1839, or he rebuilt it, as it continued to advertise in the Mobile Daily Advertiser into the 1840s. Item #65905

Price: $2,000.00

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