"New Spring Goods," The Old Flag
Advertisement that appeared in the May 19, 1865 edition of The Old Flag, a Plymouth, N.C. newspaper. These advertisements celebrate the return of peace — and of consumer goods from the North. With the end of the blockade, Southern merchants were once again able to import goods from the North and Europe. Transcription of article below.
"[New Spring Goods Advertisement]." The Old Flag, May 19, 1865. Available online courtesy at Newspapers.com and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. https://universityofnorthcarolinaatchapelhill-newspapers-com.libproxy.li....
New Spring Goods.
A new and large stock of dry goods, groceries, fancy articles , &c., Purchased expressly for the wants of the people of this section, and
AT THE STORE OF J. B. CHESSON,
WHERE WILL BE FOUND CALICOES, GINGHAMS, MUSLINS, DELAINES, LAWNS, DIAPERS,
PINS and NEEDLES, &c. TOGETHER WITH Coffee, Suger, Salt, Plows, Axes, Chains, Hoes, Tobacco, Snuff, Lard, Butter, Fruits, Flavoring Extracts, Perfumery, Combs, Buttons, AND OTHER ARTICLES TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION.
Plymouth, N. C., May 19, 1856.
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