Sunday, April 27, 2008

The Package Store - 1766

I believe this is the oldest article I've posted. I had to look up Fyall - it's an island in the Azores. According to Wikipedia, a pipe of wine is four barrels.

The Boston News-Letter and New England Chronicle February 27, 1766


Jonathan Williams

On Jamaica Plain in Roxbury;

CHOICE good Madeira, Lisbon, Fyall, and Sweet WINES; West India and New England RUM, BY Retail; -- ALSO a Quantity of Fine Lisbon and Fyal WINES by the Pipe or Quarter Cask at his Store in BOSTON.

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