Original Billhead - William Read, No. 6 Market Square, Boston

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


8 x 4 1/2 inch paper, two brown spots not affecting text, fold line, otherwise excellent condition. Billhead receipt for 6 boys' guns, total $10.87, bought from William Read, No. 6 Market Square, Importer of Guns, Sporting Apparatus, and Hardware Goods. Dated February 25, 1854. Signed, "Rec'd Pay Wm Read by C. Romney." William Read began importing guns and other sporting goods to Boston in 1826 as "Lane and Read", later "William Read", then "William Read and Sons". The business lasted at least until the 1910's.

Title: Original Billhead - William Read, No. 6 Market Square, Boston

Author Name: Anonymous

Categories: U.S. History, Business and Finance,

Publisher: 1854

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 016638

Keywords: BILLHEADS BILL HEADS RECEIPTS BOSTON GUN IMPORTERS HARDWARE DRY GOODS MASSACHUSETTS WILLIAM READ CC-59,