Old Newspaper Collections Project
By Clayton, Deb, & Holice
More Philadelphia Personal Ads 1853
Extra special thanks to Holice B. Young for being such a trooper and typing a ton of old news articles! Without her this project wouldn't be here!
WANTED-A DRUG CLERK, in a retail store. Inquire BROAD and COATES, sts.
A GOOD WOOD-TURNER WANTED at ESLER'S, 20 S. Sch EIGHTH St.
WANTED-A BOOK SEWER on Jobs--a cor----- Hand, at No. 7 N. NINTH street.
WANTED-A GIRL, to do Housework in general, apply at No. 272 N. SECOND St.
CLOCKMAKERS WANTED--at No. 49 South SECOND St.
WANTED-Ten BOOKFOLDERS and SEWERS, at No. 18 FIFTH St.
WANTED-A FOREMAN in a Foundry. Apply at C. S. ROGERS, 29 MARKET St.
WANTED-three or four BOOK FOLDERS. Inquire at 188 ARCH Street, third story.
WANTED-Five MEN, to Frank Joist. Inquire at 195 OGDEN ST, above Thirteenth.
WANTED-A BOY, TO RUN ERRANDS, S. W. Cor. THIRTEENTH and GEORGE.
Wanted-An ERRAND BOY, between 14 and 15 years of age. Apply at 51 ARCH St.
WANTED By Protestant Girl, a SITUATION as Cook, Call at 56 HAMPTON ST., below Pine, East of SCh. Second St.
SUPERIOR COOKS, Chambermaids, Nurses, House Girls, Seamstresses, small Girls for City, for country. BURTON'S , Third and Spruce.
WANTED-FOUDRINIER MACHINE TENDER. Inquire at first Rock Paper Mills, Manayunk. JOHN JONES.
Wanted- a GOOD coachsmith AND Helper at the Oxford Coach Factors, Paul Street, Frankford. ISAAC P. BRANIN.
1000 YOUNG MEN (American) wanted for Whaling Service. Outfits provided. Apply personally, at 6 WALNUT St.
YOUNG LADIES WANTED--An LEARNERS, to attend Store. Apply at 56 S. SECOND St., below Eleventh.
WANTED-Coarse coat, fine Pants and Vest makers, at PHILLIPS, 366 MARKET Street, below Eleventh.
WANTED -A GIRL, to do general Housework. Apply in LOMBARD Street, two doors above Thirteenth, south side.
WANTED-TWO BOYS, to set up Ten Pins, at the southwest corner of WATER and Market Streets.
Wanted-a Protestant WOMAN, at Mrs. PEARSON'S. 216 QUEEN Street, below Fifth.
WANTED- A BOY, 14 or 15 years of age. Apply at the Forrest House, MARKET Street, west of Sch. Sixth.
YOUNG MEN for Stores and Hotels, Coachmen, Waiters, Porters, Stablemen, Laborers,
Boys wanted at BURTON'S, THIRD and SPRUCE.
WANTED-Good GIRL for general Housework. Apply at No. 41 LEWIS Street, above Poplar.
WANTED-One or two BINDERS, on Children's Gaiters. Apply at 251 N. SECOND Street, up stairs.
WANTED-A YOUNG MAN, to attend a Clothing Store, a man who understand Cutting preferred, at 213 N. SECOND St.
WANTED-A white WOMAN, as COOK, at the Restaurant CALLOWHILL Street Below Fifth.
TWO TINPLATE WORKERS WANTED--Steady employment. Apply to CHARLES McDONNELL, 344 N. SECOND Street.
WANTED-A SITUATION, by a respectable Woman, as Child Nurse, in a respectable family, call at 6 LOUISA Avenue, Union Street, above Front.
A PARTNER WANTED-A LADY to assist in making Wax fruit and Flowers, in all their varieties, as well as other Fancy Work. A small capital only is required.
Reference exchanged. Address X.Y.Z., 197 RANDOLPH Street, with real name, stating where an interview may be had, which will meet with immediate attention.
WANTED-A young MAN, in a Retail Grocery Store; one knowing the business, and who can speak German preferred. Address, in handwriting, with reference
MAJOR, Ledger Office.
WANTED-Two white WAITERS, a Man and a Woman, Also a Chambermaid; all well recommended. Apply at S. E. corner of SPRUCE and ELEVENTH Sts.
COLORED BOYS WANTED,-A respectable --tive Colored BOY, about 17 years old, With good recommendations, -----------------------
That's all I can read. Looks like the paper was folded there.
Copyright Clayton Betzing, 2001
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