M.M. Whitney


Company Names, addresses, dates1:
  Whitney & Landers, 576 7th W (1869)
  Whitney & Landers, 208 7th (1870-1871)
  M.M. Whitney, 208 7th SW (1872-1879)

Notes:
I beleive this was Moses M Whitney (b. 1839 in New York), and his partner was D.E. Landers (b. 1835 in NY). The latter was listed as a manufacturer of Mineral water in the 1870 census.

Bottles:

whitney whitney_02 book # 721
This is 2 photos of the same bottle, one before cleaning (with the embossing painted), and one after cleaning. It is a 7.3" aqua, gravitating stopper bottle with part of the stopper still inside. It's embossed:
front: M.M. WHITNEY & CO / WASHINGTON, D.C.
base: W


1 Boyd's Directory for the District of Columbia (various years)




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