George Leonard ad in Hawaiian, 1868.

BEAUTIFYING THE HOUSE.

To all Hawaiians of this nation, I am announcing that I sell to you chairs, tables, cradles [moe paipai], springy couches [punee holuholu], wash stands [papakaukau ku wai holoi], Continue reading

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George Leonard ad in English, 1869.

GEORGE LEONARD,

Manufacturer of FURNITURE of all Descriptions.

PLANING, SAWING and TURNING DONE.

Mouldings of all kinds constantly on Hand.

609 1y

[If you were wondering what the numbers at the end of ads stand for, the “609” represents the start issue, which is the 609th number of the Pacific Commercial Advertiser since it began printing (1/25/1868). And the “1y” represents how long the ad is up for (1 year).]

(PCA, 2/23/1869, p. 1)

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Pacific Commercial Advertiser, Volume XIII, Number 30, Page 1. February 23, 1869.

On advertising in the Kuokoa, 1869.

A word to the wise and a word for ourselves.

We need not remind our friends engaged in mercantile pursuits of the importance of  advertising as a means of insuring success in business. But for our mutual profit, we will remind our friends of the business community of the superior advantages that our columns afford for a large class of advertisements. Continue reading