Dorchester Illustration of the Day no. 1790
Crescent Market, 757 Dudley Street, Upham’s Corner.
Crescent Market, dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats of every description, Choice Fruit, Vegetables, etc., No. 757 Dudley Street, Upham’s Corner is an excellent place at which to trade if you don’t want to be called upon to help pay other people’s bills, for the business is conducted on a cash basis and you pay for you get—no more and no less. This is a strictly first-class family market. The stock includes fresh and salt meats of every description, choice fruits, vegetables, dairy products, canned goods, teas and coffees and staple groceries. Every article you buy here is guaranteed to prove as represented; every article is sold at the lowest market rates—quality considered; and the stock is so large and complete that all tastes and all purses can be suited. This business was founded in 1882, and the proprietor is Mr. L. E. Felton, who is a native of Boston, and has had long and large experience in the provision trade. He employs five assistants, utilizes three teams and proposes to make the service as nearly perfect as possible. Of course mistakes occur sometimes, for “accidents will happen, even in the best regulated families,” but they are cheerfully and promptly corrected, and if care will prevent their repetition they will not happen again. A good business is done; it is steadily increasing, and it certainly deserves success, for it is founded upon the bedrock principle of fair dealing with all.
From: Picturesque Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Dorchester and Vicinity. New York: Mercantile Illustrating Co., 1895.
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