WILCOX BROTHERS, Ships' Chandlers and Grocers. Corner of Madison and Warner Sts., Opposite Steam Elevators. Dealers in all kinds of Hemp and Manilla Cordage, Tar, Pitch, Oakum, Hooks and Thimbles. Common and Patent Blocks, Oars, Handspikes and Capstan Bars. Also in Flour, Pork, Smoked Meats and complete stocks of Ship and Boat Stores and Provisions. Toledo, Ohio, July 24, 1864.
Everything the sailing master needed. At first look, you would think this was a seafarers one-stop-shopping mecca. Instead, it's a chandlers shop located on Lake Erie.