Dover, New Hampshire: Its History and Industries Descriptive of the City and Its Manufacturing and Business Interests. Issued as an Illustrated Souvenir in Commemoration of the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of Foster's Daily Democrat (Google eBook)

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G.J. Foster, 1898 - Dover (N.H.) - 154 pages
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Page 4 - Sullefund" (Sullivan), ancestor of the eminent family of that name. In 1653 the second meeting-house was built, which was "forty foot longe, twenty-six foote wide, sixteen foote studd, with six windows, two doores fitt for such a house, with a tile covering, and to planck all the walls, with glass and nails for it.
Page 88 - ... by appointing capable men only, and by keeping good men in their places, and making no changes among faithful subordinates for the personal ends of himself, or his friends. Col. Hall married. January 25, 1877, Sophia, daughter of Jonathan T. and Sarah (Hanson) Dodge, of Rochester, and has one son, Arthur Wellesley Hall, born August 30, 1878. The beautiful...
Page 143 - ... the standard makes of steel and iron, while the upholstering, trimming, painting, and general finish could not be surpassed for style and elegance. They are unexcelled for strength, durability, soundness of every individual part, ease of draught, fineness of finish, and beauty of appearance. A full stock is carried, special attention is given to order work and the prices are as low as is compatible with the highest class of materials and workmanship. The trade of the house is throughout New England...
Page 67 - God who is from everlasting to everlasting, to whom a thousand years are but as yesterday when it is past and as a watch in the night.
Page ii - ... county, is forty miles from Concord. On a spring day in 1623, a vessel, whose name is now lost, landed, upon the western shore of the Piscataqua, two parties sent out by the company of Laconia. One party, consisting of Edward and William Hilton (brothers), with a few other persons, took possession of the beautiful neck of land lying between the Newichawannock and Bellamy rivers, some six miles up the Piscataqua ; and, with the necessaries which they had brought with them, began the settlement,...
Page 143 - ... business demanded larger premises and facilities, and two years later the present commodious quarters in the old Belleview Hall on Central avenue were acquired and remodeled to suit the requirements of the business. Mr. Randlett is an expert in all the branches of his vocation as a carriage maker, and as he personally oversees all the labors of his assistants he is enabled to secure the most satisfactory results. The factory is eligibly located, and is equipped with all the necessary tools and...
Page 46 - ... Woolens" have been noted for their excellence throughout the country for more than half a century, and, next to the Cocheco prints, have established the reputation of Dover as a manufacturing city. The inception of the movement which developed into the establishment of this great industry dates back to 1824, when Alfred I. Sawyer came from Marlborough, Mass., and established the business from which the present large concern has sprung. At that time the Great Falls Manufacturing Company owned...
Page 50 - ... elegance of finish, commanding the highest price in the tailoring and clothing trade markets throughout the country. The officers of the company have always been thoroughly conversant with every detail of the woolen business, and energetic and wide-awake in advancing the interests of the company. 218 of the company also meaning the prosperity of the community. On an average 600 hands are employed, consisting of an unusually high class of operatives. An average of $20,000 a mouth is paid out in...

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