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1890 Gazetteer - abbreviations

"Nebraska State Gazetteer, Business Directory and Farmers List for 1890-91"
J.M. Wolfe & Co., Publishers, 1890.


Abbreviations used in the 1890 Gazetteer Business listings

agl implts = agricultural implement dealer

atty = attorney

ed = editor

genl mdse = general merchandise

ins = insurance

justice = justice of the peace

mfr = manufacturer

mgr = manager

prop = proprietor

phys = physician

pub = publisher

sta, tel, and ex agt. = station, telegraph & express agent



Names appear as LAST name followed by given name without any punctuation between them.

The term "Jr" is often given as "jr".

Some business names are given - particularly banks, hotels and newspapers. In other cases, the type of business is stated without specifics of the business name.

Spellings are not consistent. "harness maker" & "wagon maker" also occur as single words - run together.


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