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Number 39 on the Burleigh map, this business dated its establishment to 1817 by John McKenley. After passing through the Brown and then the Burgess families, Charles A. Place (1869-1937) and James C. Foote (1867-1939) purchased the firm in 1891.…

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Number 32 on the Burleigh map, the establishment of W[illiam] H. Walker (1839-1917) dates back to at least the late 1870s. His various advertisements are energetic specimens of the day, utilizing all available clip art and typographical tricks to…
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