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The Jewelers' Circular-Weekly, Volume 78, Issue 1
February 5, 1919
pg 386
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Dodd & Hedges, 1869
A. J. Hedges & Co., 1919

The firm of A. ]. Hedges & Co., now located at 14 John St., traces its history back to 1866, at which time the business was founded by David C. Dodd and Andrew]. Hedges. At that time the location of the firm was at 9 Maiden Lane. The business continued under the style of Dodd & Hedges until Jan. I, 1877, at which time Mr. Hedges obtained control of the business. The firm name was changed to A. J. Hedges & Co., Mr. Hedges having associated with him in the business his brother Wallace M. Hedges and John Obrig.

About 1880 the business was moved to 6 Maiden Lane. Mr. Obrig retired from the firm about 1900 and two years later Mr. Hedges died. Following the death of his father A. J. Hedges, Jr., came into the firm and associated with him W. M. Kaas, who was formerly employed by the old concern. The business was continued under the same style at 14 John St., the office having been moved to that address in 1900.

Mr. Kaas died in 1916 and since that time A. J. Hedges has continued the business alone. The house makes a line of fine gold jewelry and is now making a special feature of black mourning goods.


History of Essex and Hudson Counties, New Jersey, Volume 1
1884
pg 604

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A. J. Hedges & Co., No. 90 Mechanic Street, are manufacturers of a general variety of jewelry goods. The business was established at this place many years ago by Ailing, Hall & Dodd. They were succeeded by Hall, Dodd & Co., and that firm by Dodd & Hedges in 1866. Mr. Hedges was formerly a member of the firm of Field & Co. for a number of years. Mr. Dodd retired in 1877, and the firm-name became A. J. Hedges & Co. This firm now occupy two floors of forty by one hundred feet each, and employ sixty persons, who produce annually goods valued at one hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars.

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