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MRS. J. J. HANCOCK. The 1865 Dubuque City Directory listed Main between 8th and 9th.

The 1867 Dubuque City Directory gave no address for this person.

The 1868-69 and 1870-1871 Dubuque City Directory gave the address of this business as 134 Main.

The 1873-74 Dubuque City Directory listed the address as 184 Main.

On June 1, 1873 the store was advertised for sale along with all its furnishings. (1)



1. "Store for Sale," Dubuque Herald, June 1, 1873, p. 4. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18730601&printsec=frontpage&hl=en