E.P. Reeve


Company Names, addresses, dates:1
  Edward P. Reeve, 602 E Marshall St., Richmond VA (1876-1900)
  Edward P. Reeve & Co, 427 N 6th St., Richmond VA (1901-1902)

Notes:
Before he went into the drug store business, Edward Payson Reeve (1832-1898) was a Captain in the 1st Virginia Infantry Regiment in the Civil War. He wrote about his time in the Civil War, including his experience in Pickett's Division during the battle at Gettysburg2.
(more information will be added when I get around to researching this druggist)

Bottles:

reeve_01 (enlarge) Sun Colored Amethyst (SCA) 4.2" bottle embossed:
vertical: E.P. REEVE & CO / DRUGGISTS / RICHMOND VA
base: A / USA / PAT DEC 11 1894
reeve_02 (enlarge) Clear 5.0" bottle embossed:
vertical (in script): E.P. Reeve & Co / Druggists / Richmond, Va.
base: C L G CO / PAT DEC 13 1887
reeve_03 (enlarge) Clear 4.2" bottle embossed:
vertical: E.P. REEVE / DRUGGIST / RICHMOND VA


1 Book: "Bottled in Richmond 1811-1930", by Vernon Grant
2 Collection 01828 at the UNC library web site.




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