Fort Edward, NY: circa 1870s.
Printed billhead, 38 x 24 cm. Illustrated invoice with depictions of jugs, open and covered cream pots, pitchers, churns, preserved jars, pudding pots, butter pots, cake pots, flower pots, water kegs, and spittoons offered by Satterlee & Mory, New York stoneware pottery purveyors. Beginning in 1858, stoneware pottery was a major industry in Fort Edward, a town located along the Hudson River. George Satterlee was one of the first to establish a pottery business, when in 1859 he opened Fort Edward Pottery Co. In 1861, Satterlee merged with Michael Mory to create the firm Satterlee & Mory. Pasted-down to matte board. Major tears and chipping to edges, some foxing, discoloration, rubbing, otherwise near good.