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LAFLIN, SMITH AND COMPANY
LAFLIN, SMITH AND COMPANY. Laflin, Smith and Company which became LAFLIN AND RAND POWDER COMPANY became a local agent of Chadbourne and Forster, the chief competitor of Dubuque's SHOT TOWER, as early as September 1861.
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The 1858-1859 and 1859-1860 Dubuque City Directory listed 5th between Main and Iowa.
The 1861 through 1867 Dubuque City Directory gave the address for this business as 56 Main.