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L GILLIAMS & CO.
Philadelphia, PA.
1873-1916
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In 1892, Louis Gilliams joined with several other prominent Philadelphia wholesalers to build the Philadelphia Pure Rye Whiskey distillery in Bucks Co., PA.

The company used the brand names:
"Gilliams - Jones & Co. Fine Rye", "Inslee Rye", "L G & Co. Gilliam's Rye", "Pleasant Valley Fine Rye", and "Royal Cabinet Fine Rye."

Business name timeline:
Louis Gilliams (1873-1875), see Cardeza et al to 1904 , L Gilliams & Co. (1904-1905), Gilliams, Jones & Co. (1906-1916)

Address timeline:
107 S Water (1873), 102 Chestnut (1874-1875), 126 Walnut (1904), 48 S Front (1904-1916)

Business category timeline (abbreviations decoded below):
W, I


Years that company appeared in directories
Years directories were consulted
Philadelphia directory notes



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1905

Appearance in directories:
1873, 1874, 1875, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916

Directories consulted:
1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918

Philadelphia directory notes:
V= Wine & Liquor (Wholesale), V-R = Wine & Liquor (Retail), W = Whiskey (Wholesale), L = Liquors (Wholesale) D = Distiller, DA = distiller's agent


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