1859 East of Court Square, Fayetteville, Arkansas.
William Anthony was recorded in one advertisement that ran from June 18 to September 2, 1859 in The Arkansian (Fayetteville, Arkansas.) Watches:–And:—Jewelry. At Greatly Reduced Prices at Anthony’s: East of Court Square—Fayetteville, Arks. I am on hand this season, and intend to remain: having purchased a large and well assorted stock of Watches, Clocks and Jewelry, which are offered to the public, at lower prices than ever before offered in this market. I would call your particular attention to the American Watch which is the safest and most reliable Time Piece now made; and I have made arrangements at the east, to keep a full supply on hand, in Gold and Silver cases. They are warranted for ten years to keep correct time! Also, the English and Swiss Leavers, Lepine, and Duplex Watches, at very low rates.
If You want a Good Clock! Give Anthony a call, and get one of Seth Thomas’ make. They never get out of order, and are warranted for eighteen months at From Eight to Ten Dollars!
Jewelry of all descriptions, always on hand, and made to order. Watches, Clocks and Jewelry, cleaned and repaired on short notice and reasonable terms, and warranted to give general satisfaction to everybody.
Old Gold And Silver always received in exchanged for new articles.
Pictures! Pictures!! I am also well prepared to take Pictures in all their various styles; having a good sky light, which is better than side light, and will spare no pains to give ample satisfaction to all who favor me with a call. Good pictures taken with care For Twenty-Five Cents!
Please call and examine specimens. Wm. Anthony.
William Anthony is recorded in Pioneer Photographers From The Mississippi To The Continental Divide A Biographical Dictionary, 1839-1865. The information in the entry is from a secondary source which only excerpted parts of the original advertisement above.