I figure if anything was available in Wheeling, it had to be PEC.
If anyone is interested, I can post several more ads from the week of July 2-9. All of these repeated daily on page 2 of the paper.
Two things jumped out at me: G. W. Reessing's address is still "Wheeling, Va.", and D. Nicoll and Bro.'s ad features "suspenders", rather than "braces". I was wondering whether they might be sock suspenders, but it seems unlikely.
G.W. Reesing & Co. 86 & 88 Market St. Wheeling, Va.
Dealers in Fruits, Nuts, Cigars, Tobaccos, Fancy Groceries and Foreign Produce generally offer for sale at the lowest cash prices,
50 kits No. 1 and 50 do No. 2 mackerel
200 boxes Scotch herring 50 kegs Holland do.
20 sacks almonds 10 sacks Filberts
10 do Cream Nuts 10 do Walnuts
3 bbls Pecans (?)00 Boxes Raisins
200 drums Figs (?)00 cases Tomato Catsup
25 cases quarts Pepper Sauce
100 bushels African Ground Nuts
50 cases 1 and 2 lbs. Cans Cove Oysters
30 do quart and pint (?) Plain Pickles
100 do Brandy Peaces and Cherries
500 doz assorted hermetically sealed Fruits.
10 cases Sardines in ľ (?)
400 lbs. Genuine English Dairy Cheese.
5 cases Limburg Cheese.
50 boxes Western Reserve Cream Cheese
3 cases Stuart's double refined Loaf Sugar, by the loaf only
100 boxes Fox's Cincinnati Starch.
3 pockets (sic) Mocha CoffeeAlso a general assortment of Fancy and staple brands Smoking and Chewing tobacco, together with a general assortment of all Fancy Groceries.
Army dealers are respectfully referred to our general stock.
MERRIMAC PRINTS, Ballard Veil Flannels, Gauze Flannel, Shirting Flannels, small plaid
Shirting Muslins, just received by GEO. R. TAYLOR
RECEIVED this day by express 600 Hoop Skirts at very low prices. I will sell a good Skirt for 50 cents. J.B. Rhodes
SUSPENDERS, Gloves, Hosiery, Shirt Collars, neck ties, etc. For gents and boys at the Variety Store
D. Nicoll and Bro.