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This advertisement from Breck, Shephard, and Clark of Northampton, Massachusetts, proclaims that they have just received a general assortment of goods from India and Europe. It lists 39 different kinds of fabric as well as the trimmings, threads and other items needed for dressmaking. There are also tools for carpenters, harness makers, shoemakers and farmers, eating utensils, china, tea, coffee, chocolate, and wine. This shop carried almost everything a household would need or want.


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Breck, Shephard, and Clark General Store Ad in Hampshire Gazette newspaper

publisher   Hampshire Gazette
date   Jun 27, 1787
location   Northampton, Massachusetts
width   2.0"
height   10.0"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Periodicals/Newspaper
accession #   #L04.135

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