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MORRIN, POWERS & CO.
Kansas City, MO.
1891-1916
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A letterhead dated 1897 shows the company officers to be J S Morrin (President), E T Powers (Vice President), and Geo. Beamish (Secretary). The company was purported to own the Buffalo Springs Distillery of Stamping Ground, KY.

The company used the brand names:
"Fairmount Club", "Grand Canyon", "King Bourbon", "Palmetto", and "Setter Pure Rye."

Business name timeline:
Morrin, Powers & Co. (1891-1893), Morrin, Powers Mercantile Co. (1894-1916)

Address timeline:
526 Delaware (1891-1893), 538 Delaware (1894-1896), 704 Delaware (1897-1901), 608-610 Wyandotte (1902-1913), 1414 Grand Ave (1914-1915), 1403 Walnut (1916)

Business category timeline (abbreviations decoded below):
W


Years that company appeared in directories
Years directories were consulted
Kansas City directory notes



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1897

Appearance in directories:
1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916

Directories consulted:
1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1887, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918

Kansas City directory notes:
W = Wine & Liquor Dealers, Wholesale, D = distilleries (1881), V-R = Wine & Liquor Dealers, Retail (1889). Directories for 1870-1874, 1878, 1880-1885, 1895, and 1901 came in the form of type-written transcriptions rather than photocopies.

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