Richard Henry Pratt notes that the Carlisle Herald and Valley Sentinel of Carlisle have the two largest circulations of the local papers and would be the best to advertise for material costs. He provides estimates for lumber; masonry excavation of plastering; hardware; roofing tin and spouting; painting; and a water closet, waste pipe, and outside sink.
Advertising in Local Papers for Supplies
February 10, 1881
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 7, 1881-#2575