Historical Raleigh; With Sketches of Wake County (from 1771) and Its Important Towns; Descriptive, Biographical, Educational, Industrial, Religious

Historical Raleigh; With Sketches of Wake County (from 1771) and Its Important Towns; Descriptive, Biographical, Educational, Industrial, Religious

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...his profession, and his courteous manner and cheerful and agreeable disposition, Dr. Broughton enjoys a most lucrative practise, and is gradually winning distinction in his chosen profession. In the Home Insurance Building, where Darnell & Thomas have their piano and music establishment, Peter F. Pescud then kept a drug store. The prominent and popular piano and music house of Darnell & Thomas, established more than a quarter of a century ago, is one of the most reliable known anywhere, and their patrons are among the most intelligent and cultured people in the State. Mr. Thomas, the proprietor in charge, is an agreeable gentleman, with whom every one always finds it a pleasure to deal. The house has a wide and deserved reputation for dealing only in instruments upon which the purchaser may in all respects absolutely rely. Among the prominent and successful merchants and enterprising business men of the capital are Messrs. C. A. and A. R. D. Johnson (trading as Johnson & Johnson), whose place of business is in the Shepherd building, 122 Payetteville Street. They deal in ice, coal and wood, and are the leaders of this industry in the city. Also, they are the proprietors of an extensive brickyard, and in this business they have, too, a wide reputation, the products of their yard being shipped in large quantities to various points within a radius of a hundred miles. Messrs. Johnson & Johnson are natives of Raleigh and are gentlemen of prominence. They are the sons of one of Wake's best and favorably known citizens, Mr. D. T. Johnson, for a long time chairman of the board of county commissioners. A leading mercantile establishment of the capital city, and one that is in keeping with wide-awake Raleigh, is the McKimmon Dry...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236941500
  • 9781236941503