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"The title of J. & C. Fischer was given the firm in 1840. John U. Fischer and Charles S. Fischer came of a most distinguished family of piano makers, their father having gained the coveted honor of being appointed "piano-maker" to Ferdinand I, King of Naples. The original factory of [J &]C. Fischer was established in 1840 in St. John's Lane, New York City. The present factories and general offices are in East Rochester, N. Y. This house has taken a prominent part in the development of the piano industry in the United States."
|A history of Willimantic, [CT], the Thread City, gives the reader an|
excellent overview of the great contributions made by this industry as
home sewing machines first became popular in America.
|East Carolina University has an excellent description of this card,|
which includes an image which can be downloaded.
J. Lutted & Co. Manufacturing Confectioners by Steam, 301 Main Street, Buffalo, N.Y
Name: James Lutted; W. H. McClelland; Geo. Gantz
Location 1: 25 and 27 Ellicott
Business Name: Lutted Candy Co. The
Occupation: pres.; sec.; treas.
"James Lutted established J. Lutted and Company in 1876, in Buffalo, N.Y., at 301 Main St. By 1886, the business had moved to larger facilities at Nos. 27 and 29 Elliott St. They sold candies, foreign fruits, show cases and "J.L." and "Uncle Sam" Cough Drops as specialties. S.P. may have been an abbreviation for specialty product...."
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