Smith, J. D. ( Springfield, OH)
J. D. Smith
Ohio (est.1844, sold then reestablished) 1.
established the first bookbindery in Springfield in 1844. W. H. Beers & Co.
Pub, History of Clark County Ohio , 1881.
" In 1869 the Smith concern,which had again started, in the building known
as the old Protestant building, just south of High street, on Limestone, was
removed to the Republic building, where it was carried on by different firms
until 1880" ibid.
1880, J. D. Smith & Co Main & Limestone street. ibid