Monday, April 9, 2012

EVEN...More about Angola yarn

Last year someone commented on a post about "Angola Yarn"
 However there is no such thing as ANGOLA YARN

If it didn't exist then what were they selling "Angola Yarn" in America in the 19th century...

Burlington Free Press, (Vermont) November 21, 1856
New Advertisements.
Just Received.
Wool Wadding,
India-rubber  Skirt Bones,
Nubia Worsted,
Zephyr Worsted,
Angola Yarn,
Smyrna Lace,
Honiton Lace,
English Tread Lace,
Gauze Flannels,
Angola Flannels,
Fancy Canton Flannels,
Lawn Lawn,
Cambric Lawn,
Orient Crinoline,
Jessie Hoods,
Waxed Thread,
Honey Soap,
Lubin’s Extracts,
German Cologne,
nov18               HOTCKISS & JELLISON.

Burlington free press, (Vermont) September 11, 1857
September 8th.
Weekly Bulletin
Hotchkiss & Jellison,
Wholesale and Retail dealers in foreign and Domestic Dry Goods,
152 Church Street.
New Goods!!
Marseilles Undersleeves,
Marseilles Collars,
Blue Canton Flannel,
French Prints,
Angola Yarn,
Bone Knitting Needles,
Nubia Worsted,
Red Working Cotton.

            Arrangements have been made so that we can obtain for the Ladies this ensuing season (Winter) all shades of single and double Zephyr Worsted that they will require.

Daily Missouri Republican (MO) September 30, 1841
Classified ads
Women’s Hosiery—We have received a large assortment, comprising in part merino, lamb’s wool, Segovia, Angola , worsted yarn and cotton. [?] Kimball & Allen , 108 Main St.

North American and United States Gazette, (PA) October 10, 1850
Classified ads
50 PACKAGES ANGOLA YARN—25 do white knitting Cotton do, will be sold low, by
M. EGOLF, 42 Market street.

Bangor Daily Whig & Courier, (Maine) August 23, 1853
Classified ads
No. 48 Main Street,
Millinery and Fancy Goods,
Has just received…Angola Yarn.
Aug. 20

Bangor Daily Whig & Courier (Maine) October 11, 1859
Classified ads
Fancy Work!
Crochet Needles, Perforated Paper…Worsted, Angola Yarn,…
All colors, sizes and styles, at 56 Main st.
oct 8                F. MEINECKE.

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