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|On page 132 of this collection the address is listed as 137 Main St., Bristol|
|"Prepared by Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass., U.S.A."|
|(added to the Arnold Collection 27 October, 2016)|
|Legend in corner reads: "by approval of|
Mrs. G.H. Gilbert and
Mr. Jas. Lewis in '7-20-B'"
Plainville, CT is sandwiched between Bristol and New Britain. Information on James Prior's establishment has yet to surface, but with your help (please comment or email me), I'm sure we'll find something eventually! The University of Connecticut's Thomas J. Dodd Research Center and its Links to Business History Resources in the United States might help us uncover some information. Meanwhile, Google Maps makes Plainville's status as filling in a metropolitan sandwich very clear:
|see page 194 for additional cards|
Thanks to Google Books' digitized version of Bristol Historic Homes, images of both Julius R. Mitchell (1821-1909) and his residence have been preserved.
|Though listed as a watch repairer in the 1880 census,|
I have not been able to locate any additional
information about the Gwillim business so far.
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