Bowman & Ross (Chicago, IL)

Ariel Bowman & Hugh Ross


35 Clark Street, Saloon Building


Illinois. 1

  1. Chicago's first bookbinders.  Ariel Bowman came to Chicago in 1840.  Hugh
    Ross is listed in the 1839 Directory as a Bookbinder and Paper-ruler.  Alfred
    Theodore Andreas, History of Chicago Ending With the Year 1857, pg. 414

  2. The partnership was dissolved Sept 14,1843 and was succeeded by J. A.
    Housington. ibid.

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