Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Blacksmith Shop To Be Store

New York, 1895

Jamaica Brevities.

The old brick building on Fleet street used for many years as a blacksmith shop is to be converted into a store and dwelling.

Burglars broke into the saloon of Charles Koehler, on Fulton street, Saturday night, and stole $5 and cigars worth $25.

Henry J. Bookman has sold his hotel business on the corner of Grand and Fulton streets to Samuel Klinger of New York, for $10,000.

Justice Hendrickson lost a valuable five-year-old colt from blood poisoning on Thursday night. He had only the day before been offered $500 for the animal.

David L. Hardenbrook, auctioneer, by order of the executrix, Elizabeth Hendrickson, sold on Tuesday the three story frame dwelling and lot on Union avenue for $2,525. Henry A. Van Allen was the purchaser.

—The Long Island Farmer, Jamaica, NY, May 24, 1895, p. 8.

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