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 BUTTE, SILVER BOW COUNTY, MONTANA DIRECTORY, 1891-92

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Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana Directory, 1891-92

An extraction of the city directory for Butte, Montana (in Silver Bow County) in 1891-92.

Description

During the 1890s, Butte, Montana was a copper mining boom town. Thousands of men and women moved there to seek their fortunes, among them Marcus Daly and W.A. Clark, who were remembered as the "Copper Kings." This directory attempted to list the name of every adult male living or doing business in the city in 1891-92, along with the occupation, business location, and residence of each. Also listed are numerous women and names of deceased husbands.

Extended Description

Butte City Directory, 1891-92 Abbreviations:

agt = Agent
appr = Apprentice
asst = Assistant
av = Avenue
bds = Boards
bet = Between
bartndr = Bartender
bkpr = Bookkeeper
bldg = Building
blk = Block
blksmith = Blacksmith
carp = Carpenter
cashr = Cashier
clk = Clerk
clnr = Cleaner
col'd = Colored
conf = Confectioner
com'n = Commission
comnr = Commissioner
comp = Compositor
cond d c = Conductor dining car
cor = Corner
dep = Deputy
dept = Department
E or e = East
eng = Engine or Engineer
e s = East side
expman = Expressman
exp messr = Express messenger
frt = Freight
gen = General
insptr = Inspector
ins agt = Insurance agent
lab = Laborer
messr = Messenger
mkr = Maker
mnfg = Manufacturing
mnfr = Manufacturer
mngr = Manager
mach = Machinist
nr = Near
N or n = North
n e = Northeast
n s = North side
n w = Northwest
opp = Opposite
opr = Operator
pk = Park
pkr = Packer
pl = Place
PO = Post Office
pres = President
prin = Principal
propr = Proprietor
pub = Publisher
real est = Real Estate
res = Residence
rd = Road
repr = Repairer
Rev = Reverend
RMS = Railway mail service
S or s = South
s e = Southeast
s s = South side
s w = Southwest
sec = Secretary
stenogr = Stenographer
supt = Superintendent
tchr = Teacher
Ter = Terrace
trans = Transfer
treas = Treasurer
trav agt = Traveling Agent
w s = Westside
whol = Wholesale
wid = Widow
W or w = West
wks = Works
yd = Yard
1st = First
2d = Second
3d = Third
4th = Fourth
5th = Fifth
6th = Sixth






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