Saturday, April 19, 2008

Coffee, Tea and Good Attendance

This establishment would have been near today's Hyde Square. I wonder if they had art on the walls and weekly poetry slams.

The Boston Evening Post and the General Advertiser May 31, 1783

Alliance Coffee-House.

Edward Wentworth,

Informs the Public, That he has opened an elegant and commodious Tea and Coffee-House, on Jamaica Plain, 4 Miles from BOSTON: -- where Gentlemen and Ladies are invited to regail and refreſh themſelves with the Morning Air or Evening Cool. There are pleaſant Gardens and beautiful Proſpects. Good Accommodations for Gentlemen Boarders, who would wish to recover their Healths; also, Conveniency for Horſes and Carriages. Good Attendance will be given, and all Favours gratefully acknowledged, by their humble Servant.

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