1842: Rich & Freeman’s Dry Goods Store, Owego, NY

Rich and Freeman’s Dry Good Store was located on Front Street, opposite Lake Street, in Owego, Tioga County, New York, in 1842.


Advertisement in Owego Gazette, July 15, 1842


Owego, May 4, 1842

Respectfully inform their friend and the public generally, that they have just opened an entire new stock of DRY GOODS & GROCERIES, in the New Store on Front Street opposite Lake Street, comprising a general assortment of French, English and American DRY GOODS — all of which have been purchased within the last month, at unprecedented low prices; which enables them to offer their Goods at prices that cannot fail to suit purchasers. We invite all to give us a call before making their purchases, as we intend those who favor us with their custom shall make the most of their money. The following are some of the articles to be found among their stock:

Broadclothes, Cassimeres, Sattinetts, Moleskin, Giraff Cloth, Printed Lawns and Muslins, English and American Prin’s, Mousline de Lanes’, Ginghams, Bombazines, &c.

A general assortment of RICH VESTINGS; Brown and Bleached Sheetings and Shirtings, Wicking, Wadding, Batting; Sarcinet, Jaconet, Swss, Book, and other Muslins: an assortment of rich SILK AND SATIN SHAWLS, Scarfs and Cravats; Fig’d and Plain, Black and Colored Dress Silks — Veils, Laces, Edgings, Insertings, Ribbons, Gloves, Hosery &c. &c.

A general assortment of Dry Groceries. Tea, Sugar, Molasses, Cofee, Pepper, Pimento, Rice, Raisins, Ginger, Saleratus, Starch, Candles, Soap, Lamp Oil — Snuff, Tobacco, &c. — All of which would be sold at the lowest prices.

A large assortment of Hats, Caps, and Bonnets, which will be sold lower than by any other concern in the county.

Advertisement, Owego Gazette, July 15, 1842


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