x and one-quarter by seven and one-quarter inches in size, tells a bit of Medford's business history:—
Drugs and medicines
To be Sold at the Sign of St. Luke's Head, in Medford, By
A general affortment of
Bohea Tea, Souchong, do. Green, do. West-India Rum, Brandy, Sugars, Cinamon, Cloves, Mace, Nutmegs, Allspice, Pepper, Figs, Tamarinds, Raisins.
The above articles will be fold as cheap as can be bought in Boston, for Cash or Country Produce.
***Every favour gratefully acknowledged.
Reference to the public records shows that Augustus Hunt (residence given as of Boston) married Nabby Tarbot of Medford, December 31, 1795.
Query, When did Mr. Hunt open his store at the Sign of St. Luke's Head?
Recorded as born in Medford is the name Susannah Dexter Blanchard, March 19, 1795.
Across the back of the above announcement is written in good black ink, Medford June 15, 1797, Susannah Blanchard's Hair was c