The Market Assistant containing a brief description of Every Article of Human Food Sold in the Public Markets of the cities of New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn; including the various Domestic and Wild Animals, Poultry, Game, Fish, Vegetables, Fruits, &c., &c., with Many Curious Incidents and Anecdotes
Thomas F. DeVoe
New York, NY
The Market Assistant is a fascinating read that details all of the meats, fish, wild game, and produce available at early New York public markets. This book is full of anecdotes about the market people and notable events that happened therein. This is one of the most complete sources published on early American foodstuffs.