By Muriel Bristol (Transcriber) | March 22, 2018
Extracted below are the Milton entries from the New Hampshire Register, Farmer’s Almanac and Business Directory, for 1875.
MILTON, STRAFFORD. Роp. 1598. N.E. from C., 40. R.R.S. [Railroad Stations], Мilton, and South Milton on Ports., Gt. Falls & Conway R.R.
OFFICERS – Clerk, Joseph Mathes; Treas., E.W. Fox; Selectmen, George Lyman, G.H. Plumer, John U. Simes; Supts., G.W. Olney, M.V.B. Cook, J.F. Joy
Postmasters. – C.H. Looney; South, H.H. Wentworth; West, T.F. Canney.
Churches. – Chris., D.B. Goodwin; Cong., ___ ___; F. Bap., ___ ___.
Exp. & Tel. Agent – Daniel Cerkery.
Hotel – Franklin House, Joseph Jenness.
Livery Stables – Jas. R. Horne.
Literary Institution – Milton Classical Institute, ___ ___, prin.
Manufacturers– boots and shoes, South, H.H. Wentworth; lumber, Luther Hayes, Scates & Lyman; Lewis Plumer, p.о. ad. ,Union.
Mechanics – blacksmiths, H. Duntley & Son; carpenters Joseph Mathes, E.H. Hersom; painter, G.F. Hodgdon; wheelwrights, Joseph Matthes, Daniel Jenness.
Merchants – Looney & Avery, G.A. Gilmore, J. Hart, Daniel Plummer, Jas. R. Horne; — fancy goods, Mrs. Ira L. Knox, Mrs. J.F. Hart; millinery, Mrs. C.M. Roberts.
Physicians – G.W. Peavey.
Mills. – Postmaster & Exp. Agent – E.W. Fox.
Churches – Cong., D.B. Scott, C.F. Page; F. Bap., A.S. MacLean; Meth., James Crowley.
Hotel & Livery Stable – Central House, Ira Miller.
Manufacturers – carriages & wheelwright, John Brackett; flannels, Waumbeck Manuf’g. Co.; flannels, felt cloth, piano and table covers, Edward Brierly & Son; table and piano covers, H.H. Townsend, John Meikle.
Mechanics – blacksmiths, Ebenezer Osgood, Nathaniel Rines, S.F. Rines; carpenters, J.F. Titcomb, E.S. Simes; harness makers, A. Sanborn & Son; mason, J.G. Rines; painter, G.W. Came.
Merchants – F.H. Chesley, Asa Fox & Son, A.A. Fox & Co., J.U. Simes, J.B. Merrill & Son; — boots and shoes. S. Grant; fancy goods, Mrs. W.P. Farnham; provisions, C.S. Lowd.
The Boston Globe reported a Milton Mills factory suspension in this year:
MILL SUSPENDED. GREAT FALLS, N.H., Aug. 10 – Brierley’s felt mills, at Milton, N.H., have suspended, throwing forty hands out of employment. Cause assigned, no sale for the goods already on hand (Boston Globe, August 11, 1875).
Claremont Manufacturing Company. (1875). New Hampshire Register, Farmer’s Almanac and Business Directory, for 1875. Retrieved from books.google.com/books?id=gvAWAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA161