J. Blair


Company Names, addresses, dates:1
  J. Blair, Richmond VA (Established 1833)
  J. Blair, 127 W Broad St., Richmond VA (1845)
  J. Blair, 129 Broad St., Richmond VA (1850-1860)
  J. Blair, 845 E Broad St., Richmond VA (1866-1877)
  J. Blair, 831 E Broad St., Richmond VA (1878-1899)
  J. Blair, 829 E Broad St., Richmond VA (1900-1930)

Notes:
There was also a "James Blair" druggist in Richmond, but he was at different addresses during some of the same years, so I assume this "J. Blair" was a different guy.
(more information will be added when I get around to researching this druggist)

Bottles:

blair_01 blair_02 Clear 5.0" bottle with a partial lable, embossed:
embossed horizontally: ESTABLISHED 1833 / J. BLAIR / RICHMOND
label: J. BLAIR / DRUGGIST / 829 E. BROAD STREET, RICHMOND, VA. / (looks like the hand-written date is 1936)
base: C L G CO / 4



Other Items:
blair_03 This is a receipt from 1906. It says:
upper left corner: RICHMOND HAIR DYE / BLAIR'S CHLORAL THYMOL. / BLAIR'S ANTI-MALARIA / TABLETS.
upper right corner: Phone 1312.
top section: J. BLAIR, Druggist, / Established 1833 / No. 829 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA., Nov 1- '06 / Sold to Mr. J.W. Chapman, / Tazwell, Va.


1 Book: "Bottled in Richmond 1811-1930", by Vernon Grant




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