Courtesy of Nancy Benton, this circular was from the belongings of Caroline Atwell Noyes and is an ad for a shop of her sister, Sarah Atwell Gilbert, in Boston. They were both children of Hiram Atwell and Rachel Scagel.
Sarah Ann Lydia Atwell was born April 18 1834 in Waterbury Center, Washington, Vermont, and died in Boston on Jan 3, 1877. She was married Norman West Gilbert.
New Firm! New Goods!
April 10th 1873
We respectfully invite your attention to our
No. 417 SHAWMUT AVENUE
Out stock comprises a full line of
and having had a large experience in the business
we hope to give perfect satisfaction to
who may favor us with their patronage.
Orders completed at short notice, in the
most fashionable and becoming styles.
LADIES’ DRESS CAPS.
All styles, constantly on hand, and made to
order. We shall also keep an assortment of
Cambric, Silesia, Crinoline,
Dress Braids, Sewing Silk, Thread and
S. A. GILBERT