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Catalog Number 1977.51.16
Object Name Receipt
Title Receipt to A. J. Fergusson, Esq. from John Smith, Printer, Bookseller... and Publisher of the Guelph & Galt Advertiser
Date 12/26/1845
Year Range from 1845
Year Range to 1845
Description Receipt for a one year newspaper subscription; rectangular white paper with black printed border and lettering. The receipt is addressed to A.J. Fergusson, Esq. and dated: "Advertiser Office, Guelph, 26th December 1845." The top part lists the printer's name and credentials. Under this is a description of the kinds of subscriptions to the Guelph & Galt Advertiser that are available and their cost. At the bottom of receipt is printed "1845. - To a Year's "Advertiser," ending 30th June, 1846." John Smith has written "Paid, Dec. 26th, 1845 10 s. [shillings] and has signed his name.
"Advertiser Office, Guelph, 26th December 1845. / DR. TO JOHN SMITH, PRINTER, BOOKSELLER, GENERAL STATIONER, AND PUBLISHER OF THE GUELPH & GALT ADVERTISER."
"The Guelph & Galt Advertiser is published every Friday Morning, and supplied on the following terms:
Per Year, if paid within 6 months of the time of subscribing, ....10s 0 p.
etc."
People Smith, John
Fergusson, Adam Johnston (A.J.)
Search Terms Guelph Advertiser
Smith (John) Printer, Bookseller, Stationer
Subjects ACCOUNTING
COMMERCIAL - PRINTERS/PUBLISHERS
NEWSPAPERS
Dimensions 18.75 x 11.25 cm. - L x W