History of the Oranges to 1921; Reviewing the Rise, Development and Progress of an Influential Community Volume 4

History of the Oranges to 1921; Reviewing the Rise, Development and Progress of an Influential Community Volume 4

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ... papers, which has since been so universally adopted and of which he was the originator. After extending his lines East and becoming firmly established in New York, he removed to Chicago, Illinois, about 1860, where he carried on a large business for five or six years and became a large property holder. He returned to New York soon after the close of the war and developed new ideas in the publishing and advertising line. His principal business was the publication of "Palmer's Buyer," which attained a large circulation, both in this country and in Europe, and necessitated the establishing of a branch house in England, which for many years past has been under the management of his five sons. In 1878 the business was incorporated under the name of the Albert Palmer Company, and has attained a world-wide reputation. The success of this enterprise is due wholly to the efforts of Mr. Palmer, who was the head of it for nearly fifty years, until his death. He was the pioneer in this line of publishing business, which many other firms have since adopted. Soon after his return from Chicago, Mr. Palmer purchased a beautiful place at Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, which he named "Cliffside." He had for neighbors N. P. Willis, E. P. Roe, Kensett, the artist, and other celebrities, and here, with his family, he spent some of the happiest years of his life, and enjoyed that rest which a long life of toil and labor necessitated. He was interested in the religious affairs of that locality and was an elder in the Presbyterian church of Cornwall. In the early winter of 1881 Mr. Palmer removed with his family to East Orange, and bought the beautiful residence of Judge Whiting, at No. 57 Harrison street, where he spent a portion of each...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 322g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236974875
  • 9781236974877