"New Store! New 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 Store 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 store! New goods.
A Fresh Stock of Goods, fresh from New York, kept constantly on hand, which will be sold at the Lowest Market Rates, for CASH or COUNTRY PRODUCE. Call and see my stock of Prints, Crockery, Medicines, Lawns, Tin Ware, Candies, Sheetings, Ploughs, Knives, DeLaines, Shevels, Flour, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps, Yankee Notions, Perfumeries, Glass and Nails, Sugar & Coffee, Clothing, Hoes, &c., &c.
In order to promote trade, I will take in exchange for Goods, N. C. BANK NOTES, COTTON, SHINGLES, STAVES, BEES-WAX, FLAX-SEED, TURPENTINE &c.
PLEASE GIVE ME A CALL, BEFORE PURCHASING ELSEWHERE.
S. R. DICKERSON.
Plymouth, N. C., May 19, 1865.
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