Purcell Ladd & Co


Company Names, addresses, dates:1
  William P. Ladd, 125 W Broad St., Richmond VA (1845)
  Benjamin F. Ladd, 14th & Main Sts., Richmond VA (1866)
  Purcell Ladd & Co, Est. 14th & Cary Sts., Richmond VA (1840)
  Purcell Ladd & Co, 92 Main St., Richmond VA (1850-1858)
  Purcell Ladd & Co, 122 Main St., Richmond VA (1859-1860)
  Purcell Ladd & Co, 1216 E Main St., Richmond VA (1855-1887)
  Purcell Ladd & Co, 5 Governor St., Richmond VA (1888-1909)

purcell_09 <---------------Purcell, Ladd & Co. building, circa 1886----------------------
Notes:
(more information will be added when I get around to researching this druggist)

Bottles:
purcell_04 Aqua 6.4" bottle embossed:
front vertical: PURCELL / LADD & CO
right panel vertical: DRUGGISTS
left panel vertical: RICHMOND VA
base: (glass pontil scar)
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purcell_06 Aqua 3.75" bottle (with a repaired lip), embossed:
front vertical: PURCELL / LADD & CO
right panel vertical: RICHMOND V.A
left panel vertical: DRUGGISTS
base: (glass pontil scar)
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purcell_01 Clear 6.0" bottle embossed:
horizontal: PURCELL LADD & CO / (PL&Co logo) / DRUGGISTS / RICHMOND / VA
base: WT&CO / F
purcell_02 Aqua 6.8" bottle embossed:
vertical: PURCELL LADD & CO / WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS / RICHMOND VA.
purcell_03 Clear 5.0" bottle embossed:
horizontal: PURCELL LADD & Co / DRUGGISTS / (PL&Co logo) / RICHMOND VA
purcell_10 This is an aqua 8.6" tall un-embossed bottle with a label:
label: SPIRITS / OF / Turpentine / PURCELL LADD & Co / WHOLESALE / DRUGGISTS / No. 5 Governor St., / RICHMOND, VA.



Other Items:
purcell_08 This is a receipt from 1886. It has a fancy letterhead with a picture of their building, and a lot of good information. It says:
above building pic: ESTABLISHED 1840
below building pic: This Bill is sold on ....... days. Interest will be charged / after that time. Discount for Cash in 10 days / is ..... per cent.
along the top: Not repsonsible for Leachage of Oil, or Loss or Damage to goods after taking a receipt in good order. / JOHN PURCELL B.F. LADD JNO.B. PURCELL
below that: RICHMOND, VA JANY 20th 1886 / Mrc. Virginia W. HOlladay / Holladay VA
below that: BOUGHT OF / PURCELL, LADD & CO. / WHOLSELE DRUGGISTS 1216 Main St.
also: WAREHOUSE 17th and William St. / Goods bought out of our line not guaranteed. / All claims must be made within 5 days from receipt of Goods
Some of the items purchased (that I can read) are: Opodeldoc & Gum Camphor


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




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