By Muriel Bristol (Transcriber) | November 8, 2018
Here is extracted the Milton (including Milton Mills) entry from the New Hampshire Register, State Year-book and Legislative Manual, 1887.
MILTON, STRAFFORD – Pop. 1,516, N.E. fr. C. 40; N.W. fr. Dover, 20. R.R.S. [Railroad Station] – Milton, on Ports., Gt. Falls & Conway R.R.; for Milton Mills, Union, 4 m., connects twice daily by stage.
Postmasters – N.G. Pinkham; West, T.F. Canney
Exp. & Tel. Ag’t – William T. Wallace.
Hotels & Livery Stables – Riverside House, C.H. Downs; Phenix House, J.G. Garland
Literary Institution – Milton Classical Institute, Mrs. E.E. Cowell
Manufacturers – blacksmith, I.W. Duntley; builder, E.H. Hursome; boots & shoes, Burley & Usher; clothing, Horne Bros.; excelsior, S.M. Bragdon; flour & meal, J.H. Avery; Leather Board Mills, John Carricabe; lumber, Luther Hayes, Scates & Lyman, Wentworth & Plummer, L. Plummer, p.o. ad. Union; mowing machines, horse rakes &c, B.B. Plummer; oars, Shaw & Son; paper, Milton Manuf’g Co.; soap, C.M. Wallingford; woolens and blankets, I.W. Springfield & Son.
Merchants – J.F. Hart, J.D. Willey, Looney & Downes, Wm. O. Shattuck, J.Q.A. Tappan: boots and shoes, N. G. Pinkham; fancy goods, Mrs. Ira S. Knox, Mrs. J. F. Hart; ice, Granite State Ice Company, Lynn Ice Co., Boston Union Ice Co.; millinery, Alta Knox; provisions, W.B. Grant.
Physician – W.F. Wallace
Milton Mills – Postmaster – B.F. Albee. Exp. Agt. – O.T. Fox
Churches – Adv. Joseph Spinney; Cong. S.H. Atkins; F. Bap. C.M. Anderson; Meth. H.E. Allen.
Hotels & Livery Stables – Central House, C. Remick; Centennial House, Benj. Hoyle.
Manufacturers – builders, A.B. Shaw, A.A. Fox, J.F. Titcomb, E.S. Simes; carriages, J.W. Brierly, A.O. Prescott; clothing, J.W. Brierly, C.S. Stevens & Bros.; doors, sash and blinds, A.B. Shaw; flannels, Waumbeck Manuf’g Co.; felt, cloth, table and piano covers, D.H. Buffum’s Sons; harnesses, A. Sanborn; hosiery, Riverside M’fg. Co.; picture frames, E. Deardin; plows, W.F. Cutts; soap, S.G. Chamberlain; woolen goods, H.H. Townsend
Merchants – Asa Fox & Son, J.U. Simes, Ira Miller; carriages, J.F. & G.E. Hart; confectionary, J. McGibbon, W.F. Hargraves; boots and shoes, J.W. Hanson; dry goods, G.S. Lovering, F. Roberts; drugs and medicines, W.F. Fassett; fancy goods, Miss M.A. Berry, Louis Marxshon; fish, J.F. Archibald, E. Trefethen; furniture, Wormwood & Shaw; groceries, F.H. Lowd, J. Lewis, E.J. Brierley, O.H. Hussey; jewelry, E.T. Libbey; merchant tailor, B.F. Albee; millinery, Augusta Berry; millinery and fancy goods, Mrs. J.W. Prescott; periodicals, E.W. Fox, J. McGibbon; provisions, C.S. Lowd, J.E. Hayes; stoves and tin ware, Murray Bros.
Miscellaneous – conveyancer, claim and collection agent, E.W. Fox; job printer, E.T. Libbey; machinist, E. Osgood; nurseryman, John Copp
The Milton Mills merchant tailor Benjamin Franklin “B.F.” Albee listed above posted the following advertisement in the Boston Globe in this year.
FEMALE HELP WANTED. TAILORESS. A first-class tailoress and custom coatmaker. B.F. ALLBEE, Milton Mills, N.H. (Boston Globe, April 23, 1887).
Tower, F.L. (1887). New Hampshire Register, State Year-book and Legislative Manual, 1887. Retrieved from books.google.com/books?lr=&id=lN8WAAAAIAAJ