So you may be wondering how Percy Warren Witherell could afford an expensive auto like my Marmon?
Percy worked at The Warren F. Witherell Company,
a high end importer in Boston Massachusetts.
He was the treasurer for years and then he replaced
his Father as the President.
Take a look at the 1905 store catalog.
It will give you an idea of what groceries cost at the beginning of the 20th century.