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August 21, 1818

Broadside 1818 .B73 BOX, Special Collections, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Bragg & Townes Posted Their Price List

Customers at Bragg and Townes's store in Petersburg could refer to this printed list to find the current prices for imported goods. By the American Revolution, Petersburg had become a busy port and industrial center that supplied merchandise to men and women throughout south central Virginia.