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JOHN BABCOCK. In the 1884-1885 Dubuque City Directory, the address was given as the corner of 6th and Main.
The 1886-87 Dubuque City Directory listed 598 Main.
The 1890-91 Dubuque City Directory listed the MERCHANTS' HOTEL for a bar.