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E. A. GILES & CO. The 1870-1871 Dubuque City Directory, gave the address as the southwest corner of 7th and Main.

The 1873-74 Dubuque City Directory listed 143 Main.

The 1875-1876 through 1878-79 Dubuque City Directory listed 695 Main.

The company closed its business with a large sale in December 1879. (1)



Untitled article. Dubuque Herald, December 27, 1879, p. 4. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18791227&printsec=frontpage&hl=en