Mar 10, 2020 - Sale 2533

Sale 2533 - Lot 151

Price Realized: $ 375
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Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(MASSACHUSETTS.) Trade card for the mercantile store of Norton & Greenough in Boston. Letterpress card with decorative border, 4 x 5 inches, on laid paper; toning, mount remnant in upper margin, untrimmed; manuscript receipt from David S. Greenough to Norton & Greenough on verso, 13 July 1795. Boston, [1795]

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"Norton & Greenough, at their shop just above the Market, No. 31, Cornhill, Boston, import and have constantly for sale, a general assortment of English and other goods, suitable for all seasons, very cheap for cash. Best Lynn made, Russel, and Lasting shoes warranted good." Norton & Greenough's store appears in the 1796 Boston directory at this address. The merchant David Stoddard Greenough (1752-1826) was also a lawyer in Boston, and had been active in the Sons of Liberty. Not in OCLC, and no other examples traced.