DescriptionThree Directories of the City of Dallas including: Morrison & Fourmy, compilers. Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Dallas, 1883-84. Containing an Historical Business Review; the Present State, County and City Governments; a Complete List of All County Officials, Post Offices, Telegraph, Express, and Money Order Offices in Texas; Population of the United States and Principal Cities, Population of Principal Nations and Foreign Cities; Also, an Index of Societies, Associations, Corporations, Churches, Educational Institutes, the Full Name and Address of All Residents, Their Occupations or Pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory. Galveston: Clarke & Courts, Stationers, 1883. 8vo, 246 pages. Printed paper over boards. Front and back boards are detaching, but are in good condition. There is some cracking on the spine and some pages are foxing, but overall in very good condition. [and:] Morrison & Fourmy, compilers. Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Dallas, 1884-85. Galveston: Clarke & Courts, Stationers, Printers, Lithographers, 1884. 8vo, 296 pages. Printed paper over boards. Front and back boards are detaching, spine covering is mostly rubbed off. Page edges are stamped with "Eureka Steam Laundry See Page 94." Very good condition. [and:] Morrison & Fourmy, compilers. Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Dallas, 1888-89. Galveston: Clarke & Courts, Stationers, Printers, Lithographers, 1888. 8vo, 449 pages. Red cloth over boards, stamped in gilt on the front, back and partially on the spine. Title is also stamped into the spine. Ads are stamped on head and tail edge, as well as fore edge in black. Other than normal shelf wear, this is in very good condition.
An amazing reference resource bursting with genealogical and historical research possibilities. Scores of display ads for Dallas businesses plus a business directory listing businesses by category. The general directory lists not only residents' general address but also their profession. Further distinctions such as "widow" or "colored" are also noted.
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