"Variety Store & Barber Shop," 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 advertisement below.
"[The Front Page]."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....
AMOS PETTIFORD respectfully gives notice that he has opened a Store on Water Street, near Quartermaster's Stable, where he will keep constantly on hand a full supply of CAKES, CANDY, EGGS, LEMONADE, CIGARS, SNUFF and TOBACCO.
Mr. P. has also fitted up a Barber's Shop where he will be happy to wait on all who will give him their patronage.
EXPRESS BUSINESS. — Mr. P. will also attend to all kinds of Express work, and will convey goods to any part of the town.
MASON WORK of all kinds will be promptly attended to, by leaving your orders with me.
Plymouth, N. C., May 19, 1865.
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