1863 New York City Directory

By Glenn Drummond; posted May 12, 2010

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A "business card" from the Commercial Register of the 1863 New York City Directory. This is a follow-on from a recent ICON discussion of the types of early telegraph wire. 1863 was the first year that reference was made to "telegraph wire" in the card of the Manhattan Tinning and Galvanizing Iron Works. View the 1867 "card' here [id=278234120]