Title: Farmington, Connecticut, the village of beautiful homes
Year: 1906 (1900s)
Authors: [Brandegee, [from old catalog] Arthur L ] comp Smith, Eddy N., [from old catalog] joint comp
Subjects: Farmington, Conn. [from old catalog]
Publisher: Farmington, Conn. [A. L. Brandegee and E. N. Smith]
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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1 iii;nkn m \ i:ki,n THE VILLAGF, OF BEAUTIFUL HOMES. 179 (il^ ^turr Arrnimta, ^^■r HE recent nnc:irtliinir of an/ 1 old day book of Elijah Lcwi>, ^^ the great grandfallicr of Mr.Charles Lewi.s, brings to lighttlie nearly forgotten fact that,sliortly after the close of the Revolu-tionary War. he Icept a general .store,in the building that is now the storeand residence of -Mr. A. J. Parker. Many items in the book are chargesfor brandy and phlip, which were prob-ably the products of a still kept l)y Mr.Lewis, the foiind.ition walls of whichare still plainly discernible, in the rearof Mr. Charles Lewis residence. To give jnsl an insight into the sortof goods kept for sale, and the pricesfor which they were sold, some of theentries in the old store book arec|uoted just as written, the quaint spell-ing of the origin.al being preserved. The aniount> an- in pounds, shillingsand pence. Sept. 2, 17S0: i 5. d, Amos Clark to phlip o- i-o To half Jill of rum o- 0-4 a half Point of nmi o
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