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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