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iconnumber posted 04-29-2004 09:59 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for wev     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I recently had the opportunity to spend a few hours looking over a copy of the 1835 Providence RI city directory. Here is a list of the occupations pertaining to this salon.

Keep John C. goldsmith, Pine, 103 Broad

Carnes George, silversmith, 172 South Main
Gorham & Webster. silversmiths, 12 Steeple
Mason James D. silversmith, rear 108 Pawtuxet
Webster Henry L. silversmith, 12 Steeple, 42 Benefit

Thornton William B. silver-plater, Orange

Falson Charles, engraver, 3 Weybosset, 48 Clifford
Going John M. engraver. 446 North Main
Kenlock Robert, engraver, 187 North Main
Pelton Oliver, engraver, over 3 Weybosset, Aborn
Taylor Edward, engraver, 187 North Main
Terry Wm. D. engraver, 3 Whitman block, City Hotel
Tuells Nicholas N. engraver, 380 North Main

Anthony Lorenzo D. watch-maker, 27 and 42 North Main
Baker George, watch-maker and jewelry, 61 Cheapside, Mathewson
Blake David B. watch-maker, 47 Cheapside, Angell
Brown David, watch and clock-maker, 43 South Main, 81 Westminster
Brown Joseph R. watch and clock-maker, 43 South Main, 81 Westminster
Dana Payton, watch-maker, 22 Market, Friendship
Miller Edward F. watchmaker, &c. 25 Market, Union
Miller Pardon, watch-maker, &c 47 Cheapside, Angell
Peck Benjamin, watchmaker, 24 and 26 High
Wales Samuel H. watch-maker, 6 Market square, North Court
Wheaton George, watch-maker, 81 North Main

Allen Bradford, jeweler, Pine, 11 Pawtuxet
Allen Isaac B. jeweler, rear 359 and 388 North Main
Allen Samuel, jeweler, rear Richmond
Atkinson John, jun. jeweler, 13 Sheldon
Babbitt Henry P. jeweler, 61 Broad
Babbitt John T. jeweler, 159 Westminster
Bennett C. W. B. jeweler, 39 Market, rear 172 North Main
Blackington Larned, jeweler, 2 North Main
Bliss Jeremiah E. jeweler, Richmond, 114 Westminster
Bradford Edwin South jeweler, Steeple, Davis
Bradley William A. jeweler, Ship
Brightman William, jeweler, cor. Westminster Pleasant
Brown Allen, jeweler, Peck's wharf 591/2 Westminster
Brown Ebenezer P. jeweler, 220 North Main
Brown Harvey, jeweler, Charles
Brownell Benjamin, jeweler, 35 Westminster
Burdick Robert N. jeweler, 116 Westminster
Burr Christopher, jeweler, over 73 North Main, Washington
Butts Seth, jun. jeweler, Friendship
Cady Christopher, jeweler, Richmond
Cady Resolved W. jeweler, Richmond, 121 Broad
Calder William, 2d, jeweler, 12 Steeple, 174 North Main
Carey Orin, jeweler, Steeple, President
Carpenter Benjamin R. jeweler, North Court, 43 Broad
Carr James D., jeweler, Pine, Field
Carr Joseph A. jeweler, 55 Chesnut
Carr Lewis, jeweler, Peck's wharf, Sabin
Chace Joseph B. jeweler, Abbott, Clemence
Chappell William H. jeweler, Walker
Church & Metcalf, jewelers, Steeple
Church Peter, jeweler, Steeple, 231 North Main
Colwell Stephen, jeweler, 123 Broad
Crandall Benjamin, jeweler, 18 Benefit
Cutting Wm. E. jeweler, rear 37 and 77 Benefit
Davis Asa W. jeweler, Richmond, 227 North Main
Davis George, jeweler, 41 Market, 15 Weybosset
Davis Thomas, jeweler, 41 Market, Westminster
Day Charles P. jeweler, 11 President
Dodge Ezra, jeweler, rear 54 Benefit, Star
Dodge Samuel G. jeweler, 41 Benefit
Everett Richard, jeweler, North Court, 98 Benefit
Farnum Rufus, jeweler, 116 Westminster
Fenner James M. jeweler, 121 High
Fish Isaac, jun. jeweler, Meeting
Fisk Fenner F. jeweler, 131 High
Fuller Benj. C. jeweler, Williams, 21 Arnold
Giles Henry H. jeweler, Cady's lane, 53 George
Gladding James W. jeweler, 11 President
Godfrey Joshua, jeweler, Steeple, 268 North Main
Gorham Jabez, jeweler, 12 Steeple, 40 Benefit
Gorham Jabez, 2nd, jeweler, 12 Steeple, Smith
Gothea Lewis, jeweler, rear 332 North Main
Gray John C. jeweler, Clarles
Gray Samuel, jeweler, Clemence, 80 Chesnut
Jenckes John C. jeweler, Friendship
Johnson William, jeweler, Point
Keech William W. jeweler, 174 North Main
Keep David C. jeweler, Clemence, North Union
King John, jeweler, 72 Broad
Knowles Edward P. jeweler, rear, and 359 North Main
Lasell Edward, jeweler, Charles
Leveck John C. jeweler, Cady's lane
Leveck Lewis, jeweler, 73 North Main, 14 Arnold
Lopez Samuel, jeweler, rear 10 Richmond
Lovett William, jeweler, 367 North Main
Low Joseph, jeweler, Cady's lane
M'Murray James, jeweler, 144 North Main, 7 North Court
Martin Joseph, jeweler, Peck's wharf, 54 Westminster
Mason George, jeweler, North Court, 931/2 North Main
Mathewson & Allen, jewelers, corner Pine and Rhodes
Mathewson Allen C. jeweler, corner Pine and Rhodes, 2 Broad
Mathewson Joseph B. jeweler, corner Pine and Rhodes, 2 Broad
Mathewson Nathan F. jeweler, corner Pine and Rhodes, 2 Broad
May Elisha, jeweler, 2 North Main
Maynard Lawson D. jeweler, Charles
Metcalf Whiting. jeweler, 12 Steeple, 28 Benevolent
Miller Caleb W. jeweler, Clemence
Moulton Stephen, jeweler, rear 10 Richmond, over 15 Weybosset
Nichols Jonathan B. jeweler, Clemence, North Union
Osborn William, jeweler, 20 Arcade, Fountain
Owen George, jeweler, 12 Steeple, 283 North Main
Owen Smith, jeweler, 12 Steeple, 283 North Main
Payton George, jeweler, Richmond, Star
Pinckney Isaac H. jeweler, North Court, 204 North Main
Potter Americus V., jeweler, Pine, 62 High
Potter Arthur M. jeweler, Richmond, Aborn
Potter Christopher C. jeweler, Richmond, Aborn
Potter James B. jeweler, Cady's lane, Meeting
Potter John O. jeweler, 41 Market, 35 South Main
Pratt Alfred U. jeweler, Thomas, 110 North Main
Pratt Thomas, jeweler, Thomas, 110 North Main
Sackett Adnah, jeweler, rear Richmond, Pine
Sackett & Willard, jewelers, rear 10 Richmond
Scott Walcott M., jeweler, 43 Market, 350 North Main
Seabury Andrew G. jeweler, Canal
Shaw John, jeweler, Hope
Shaw Major W. jeweler, Cady's lane
Shaw Seth W. jeweler, Hope
Shriver Thomas P. jeweler, Peck's wharf, Richmond
Stanley Clarles, jeweler, 11 President, 62 George
Taber Abram, jeweler, Orange
Taber Henry G. jeweler, Orange, 72 Broad
Taber Pardon, jeweler, corner Sabin and Mathewson
Taber Samuel M. jeweler, 45 Westminster cor. Ship and Clifford
Taber Wm. E. jeweler, 45 Westminster, Walker
Talbot Theodore B. jeweler, rear 10 Richmond, corner Ship and Field
Tallman Henry C. jeweler, Pine, Elm
Tourtellott John E. jeweler, Richmond, 123 Broad
Tripp Silas, jeweler, South Court
Tyler Solomon, jeweler, 27 South Main
Veazie Joseph, jeweler, 218 and 236 North Main
Veazie Samuel, jeweler, 236 North Main
Walcott George W. jeweler, Steeple, Charles
Westcott Samuel, jun. jeweler, John
Whipple Arnold, jeweler, 319 North Main
Whipple Samuel, jeweler, 218 and 210 North Main
White Jabez C. jeweler, Thomas
White James M. jeweler, North Court, Charles
Whiting Charles, jeweler, 2 North Main
Willard George A. jeweler, 76 High
Willard Hezekiah, jeweler, corner Ship and Field
Willard Ozias G. jeweler, Richmond, cor. Ship and Field
Winslow Nathaniel, jeweler, South
Yerrinton Barker T. jeweler, 13 Steeple, South Court
Young Amos W. jeweler, 41 Market, 17 Pawtuxet
Young Daniel W. jeweler, Hydraulion, Claverick

The large number of jewelers relflects the town's prominence in the trade, though many of the names are better known to us as silversmiths -- Pardon Miller, the Gorhams, Joseph Veazie, etc.

[This message has been edited by wev (edited 04-29-2004).]

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