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    Tombstone, Arizona: Five Billheads of Businesses and Business People. Five billheads of prominent Tombstone businesses and business people. 1) Billhead of George K. Frink & Company, 1881, 7.5" x 9.75." Frink was a grocer located on Fremont Street between Fourth and Fifth Streets. 2) Billhead of J. C. Fitzhenry, Forwarding and Commission Agent, circa 1880s, 8" x 4.5." Fitzhenry operated a grocery store in Tombstone with R. P. Mansfield. 3) Billhead of Parsons & Redfern, Mining and General Agents, circa 1881-1887, 5.25" x 8.25." George Whitwell Parsons (1880-1933) arrived in Tombstone in 1880 and worked as a laborer in the area mines. He later established a partnership with his friend J. L. Redfern as mining agents. Parsons relocated to Los Angeles in 1887 and became a business leader there, serving as director of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and as president of the Los Angeles Mining and Stock Exchange. 4) Billhead for Rafferty & Company, 1881, 4.75" x 8.5." John Patrick Rafferty (1838-1905), was born in Ireland and settled in San Francisco, where he enlisted in the Union Army during the Civil War. After the Civil War he returned to San Francisco and became a liquor salesman. Rafferty relocated to Tombstone in 1881 and opened his business as a wholesale dealer of fine wines, liquors, and cigars. 5) Billhead of H.E. Hills & Company, 1881, 4.5" x 8.5." H.E. Hills & Company was a wholesale grocer. All of the billheads have slight glue residue on their backs where they were attached to backing at one time, but this does not detract from their condition. All are in good condition.

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    June, 2016
    11th Saturday
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