Tag Archives: New York City

Glass House Farm (Glass House Co) 1758 – 1772

Glass House Farm  (Glass House Co) 1758 – 1772 Part 3 of a Series by Stephen Atkinson 10 September 2013 A farm that ran from Fitzroy Road to the Hudson River in what is now the West 30’s in New York City … Continue reading

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The New York State Glass Factories

The New York State Glass Factories Preface of a Series | New Amsterdam by Stephen Atkinson 07 September 2013 Below is a 1640 map of New York City, known then as New Amsterdam. As you can see, the area was … Continue reading

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Florida Water – Murray & Lanman – New York

F L O R I D A   W A T E R M U R R A Y   &   L A N M A N N E W   Y O R K 09 August 2013 One … Continue reading

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Burnham’s Timber Bitters or just Timber Bitters?

Burnham’s Timber Bitters or just Timber Bitters? 01 May 2013 (R•050914) (R•060214) Here is another oddball Bitters that surfaced yesterday when Brian Wolff was doing some online research for M.S. James’ Family Bitters. He came across the labeled Burnham’s Timber … Continue reading

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Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup – oooh so soothing

“Oh, jab me with your needle a hundred times, and a hundred times I will bless you, Saint Morphine” Jules Verne 
(1828 – 1905) Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup was one of the most successful, famous or infamous medicines from our … Continue reading

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The Sale of The Private Collection of George S. McKearin – 1931 & 1932

Recognized as the Finest and Most Comprehensive in Existence Stiegel – South Jersey – New York State – New England – Ohio and Mid-Western – Blown Three-Mold INCLUDING MANY UNIQUE EXAMPLES WITH SOURCES FULLY AUTHENTICATED A Small Group of American … Continue reading

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