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JACOB F. PLAPP. In 1867 the company had a capital investment of $4,000 and turned out $5,000 in business while employing five. (1)

The 1868-69 and 1870-1871 Dubuque City Directory gave the address of this business as the north side of 13th between White and Jackson.

The 1873-74 Dubuque City Directory listed 13th and Jackson.

The 1874-1875 through 1886-1887 Dubuque City Directory listed 555 13th as the address.

The 1890-91 Dubuque City Directory listed 1331 Jackson.

See: Jacob F. PLAPP



1. "The Manufacturing Interest," Dubuque Daily Herald, December 15, 1867, p. 4. Online: http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=jMZCAAAAIBAJ&sjid=casMAAAAIBAJ&pg=3423,6144162&dq=shot+manufacturing+dubuque&hl=en