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Breck, Shephard and

INFORMS their customers and others, that they have just received and have now opened for Sale, at their Store a few rods east of the Court-house, in Northampton, a general assortment of India and European GOODS:

Amongst which are the following Articles,

Serges. Persians.
Coatings. Cyprus.
Kersemeers. Tiffany.
Corduroys. Shawls.
Sattinetts. Lawn Aprons.
Jeans and Fustians. Lawn Handerchiefs.
Everlastings. Nankings.
Baizes and Flannels. Handerchiefs of all
Blankets. kinds.
Velvets. Buttons of all sorts.
Cotton Denim. Twist and Sewing Silk.
Marseiles Quilting. Ribbons and Tasles.
Cambletts and Cam- Quality and Binding.
bleteens. Laces and Thread.
Russels. Pins and Needles.
Callimancoes. Worsted }
Moreens. Thread & } Hose.
Durants. Silk.}
Tammies. Tapes.
Shalloons. Cap Wire.
Poplins. Breeches Pieces.
Crapes. Furniture Check.
Linens. Prunella.
Checks. Silk, } Gloves
Callicoes. Worsted & }and
Chimzes. Leather} Mitts.
Patches. Chip Hats.
Cambricks. Scive Bottoms.
Lawns. A variety of Lute-
Muslins. strings, for gowns,
Modes. &c.

A general Assortment of HARDWARE, consisting (besides a great variety of other Articles) of

NAILS and Glass. Sheet and bar Lead.
Saws. Powder and Shot.
Handles & Escutcheons Brads and Tacks, of all
H & HL Hinges. sizes.
Knives and Forks. Candlesticks.
Locks of all Sorts. Door Handles.
Shoe & Knee Buckles. Pewter and Tin Mea-
Sadlers Ware & Tools. sures, of all sizes.
Shoemakers. Ditto. Iron and Brass Weights
Carpenters and Cabi- and Seales.
net-makers Tools. Sythes and Sickles.
Pewter, }Ware Warming Pans.
Brass & }of all Coffee Pots.
Iron} kinds. Tea Pots.
Trowels, Spades and Coffee Mills.
Shovels. An assortment of Hol-
Bar-Iron and Steel. low Ware.


LOOKING Glasses Lisbon, }
Pepper. Malaga and }
Allspice. Port } Wine
Allum. Frontinac, Ditto.
Copperas. Gin.
Brimstone. Loaf and brown Sugar.
Wool Cards. Salt.
Chalk. Cod Fish.
Chocolate. China Cups and Sau-
Coffee. cers.
Crown Soap. An assortment of Glass
Bohea and Green Tea. and Crockery Ware,
Cinnamon. exceeding cheap.
Indigo. Paper.
Raisins. Quills.
Ginger. Ink-Powder.
Snuff. Cake Ink.
Pipes. Bibles.
Linseed Oil. Testaments.
W. Indian & } Primers, and
N. England } Rum. Wafers.
French Brandy.  

Which will be sold for Cash, Grain, Flax-Seed, Pot-ash, Pearl-ash, Salts, Bees-Wax, Old Pewter.

As they sell for present pay only, they are determined to sell at a lower advance than Goods have been ever sold in this part of the country.
June 27, 1787.

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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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