Original receipts presented to Robinson’s 100 years later

EASLEY — Jack Dalton, formerly of Easley, presented two original receipts from Robinson and Thornton dated from May and June 1917.

Mrs. Hattie Dalton received a receipt in the amount of $2 for a payment she made on an account. The receipt from Robinson and Thornton, now Robinson’s Department Store and Robinson Funeral Home, shows that the main business back then was “general merchandise, wagons, buggies, furniture, and fertilizers.”

Hattie Dalton was the grandmother of Jack Dalton. Jack Dalton gave the two receipts to Chris and Alfred Robinson. Alfred Robinson is a third-generation member of the family-owned business, and Chris Robinson is the fourth generation.

“The Robinson family is honored to be friends with the Dalton family,

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