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business envelope

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Dates
1872
circa 1872
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001548
Description
Paper envelope from Northrop & Lyman to Mr. Geo. Douglass; yellow paper both printed and handwritten in black ink; Canadian 3c stamp; back has the name of the company it is from and the date it arrived; opened at the top.
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Accession Number
996001548
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Paper envelope from Northrop & Lyman to Mr. Geo. Douglass; yellow paper both printed and handwritten in black ink; Canadian 3c stamp; back has the name of the company it is from and the date it arrived; opened at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
Northrop & Lyman
Site Made (City)
Newcastle
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1872
circa 1872
Date Remarks
Mailed in March, 1872, so made slightly before then
Material
paper: yellow
ink: black, brown
Inscriptions
"NORTHROP & LYMAN // Wholesale Dealers in // PATENT MEDICINES, // Supporters, Shoulder Braces, Trusses, &c. // Newcastle, Ont. // Mr. Geo. Douglas // Manilla // Ont."; back: "Northrop & Lyman // 27 Mar // 1872"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.1 cm. x Width: 7.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Slight staining and age/sun discolouration; back: envelope flap has been torn away at the narrower ends of the flap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Research Facts
1862-1874 Northrop & Lyman were a wholesale chemical & druggist medicine manufacturers; later moved to Toronto; 1881-1890, N & L. Co.; 1890-1910, N & L. Co. Ltd; 1898-1930
Images
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