Receipt for book at W.D Ticknor's


A handwritten receipt listing various items sold at [what appears to be] W. D. Ticknor's, Palm Leaf Mattress, Bunker Hill Monument, Horticultural Exhibition. "W. D. Ticknor's" is probably a reference to the Old Corner Book Store opened in 1832 by William Davis Ticknor, John Allen, and, later, James Thomas Fields. The store transtioned to Ticknor, Reed, and Fields in 1845, and then in 1854 became Ticknor and Fields.


Descriptive Terms

business (commercial function)
receipts (financial records)

Physical Description

1 receipt ; 10 x 4 inches

Collection Code


Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code


Image Dimensions

10 x 4 (HxW)(inches)

Record Details


Old Corner Book Store

Material Type

receipts (financial records)

Other People

Ticknor, William Davis, 1810-1864
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881
Allen, John

Other Organizations

Old Corner Book Store
Ticknor, Reed, and Fields
William D. Ticknor & Co.
William D. Ticknor (Firm : Boston, Mass.)
Ticknor and Fields

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