Thursday, April 18, 2013

Garden and Nursery Variety near Bladensburg, Maryland 1800

Theophilus Holt,
Has received from London by the ship Perseverance and for sale at his house, Eastern Branch, City off Washington, the undernamed Garden seeds &c. &c. viz. Early Frame, Early Charlton, Dwf. Marrow, abd Dwf. Blue Fruisian Peas, Early Dwf. garden, and while running Beans, Early York, Large Winter, Red and Savoy Cabbage, Curled Scotch Cale, Mixed Brocolis, Early and l;ate Cauliflower, Early frame, Long prickley, and Green Turkey Cucumber, Nasturtion, Early Frame Salmon, Mixed and white Turnip, Radith, early Dutch Turnip, Parsley, round and prickley Spinage, pepper grass, White Mustard, Common white Spanish, Deptford, and Welsh Onion, Red Beets, Parsnip, Orange Carrot, Mixed and Green coss [sic] Lettuce, solid Celery, Asparagus, Leek Salsasie [sic], with several different forts [sic] of balbous flowers, as double Dutch Hyacinths, Polyanthus Narcissus Crocules, double f[u][u]w drops, and [1]30 different forrs of annual and perennial flower seeds; garden hoes and Iron garden Rakes of various sizes,

Also For Sale.
               A variety of fruit trees consisting of apples, Plums, Cherries, Pears, Peaches, Nectarines, apricots, Grapes, &c. &c.  Flowering shrubs and Lomabrdy Poplars - A few barrels well cured herrings.

Until Christmas next, a NEGRO BOY or MAN that has been used to Plantation work.

February 17th, 1800,   

Th. Holt 1808 catalog
from An American Time Capsule:
Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera

[1] The Centinel of Liberty, and George-Town and Washington Advertiser; Date: 03-14-1800; Volume: V; Issue: 21; Page: [1]; Location: Georgetown, District of Columbia.
Transcruiber by John Peter Thompson, April 18th, 2013.

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