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William Kirk

1857    Reporter Building, Dover, Delaware.

William Kirk was recorded in one advertisement that ran from January 2 to March 27, 1857 in the Delaware State Reporter (Dover, Delaware).  Daguerreotypes.  A Card.—To The Public. The undersigned, having purchased the entire stock and fixtures of the Daguerrean establishment of H.P. Weaver, will continue the business at the same rooms in the Reporter building.  His pictures are guaranteed to be equal, if not superior, to those taken by the best artists in the country.  Particular attention is invited to a new assortment of elegant cases, of the latest styles and richest designs, suitable as gifts for any occasion.  Call and examine them.

Pictures being warranted to give satisfaction, he hopes to receive, in his new vocation, a liberal share of patronage from his friends and the public generally.  Terms moderate.  Wm. Kirk, Reporter Building, Dover.  dec26.

William Kirk is not recorded in other photographic directories.

H.P. Weaver

1856                Reporters Building, Third Story, Dover, Delaware.

H.P. Weaver appeared in two advertisement and mentioned in a third in the Delaware State Reporter (Dover, Delaware).  The First appeared on August 29, 1856.  Daguerreotypes.  The subscriber having taken for a short time a room in the Third Story of the Reporter Building, would respectfully announce to the citizens of Dover, that he is ready to furnish them with pictures for Fifty Cents and upwards!

Pictures inserted in Lockets and old cases for reasonable terms.  Satisfaction warranted,  H. P. Weaver.  Sept 29.

The second ran from September 2 to November 11, 1856.  Daguerreotypes.  The subscriber having taken for a short time a room in the Third Story of the Reporter Building, would respectfully announce to the citizens of Dover, that he is ready to furnish them with pictures for Fifty Cents and upwards!

Children under five, $1.00.

Pictures inserted in Lockets and old cases for reasonable terms.  Satisfaction warranted,  H. P. Weaver. 

The third advertisement appeared on January 2, 1857.  Daguerreotypes.  A Card.—To The Public. The undersigned, having purchased the entire stock and fixtures of the Daguerrean establishment of H.P. Weaver, will continue the business at the same rooms in the Reporter building.  His pictures are guaranteed to be equal, if not superior, to those taken by the best artists in the country.  Particular attention is invited to a new assortment of elegant cases, of the latest styles and richest designs, suitable as gifts for any occasion.  Call and examine them.

Pictures being warranted to give satisfaction, he hopes to receive, in his new vocation, a liberal share of patronage from his friends and the public generally.  Terms moderate.  Wm. Kirk, Reporter Building, Dover.  dec26.

H.P. Weaver is recorded in A Directory Of Delaware Photographers 1839-1900 And Beyond. (Published in 2018.)by William A. McKay