From a Glimpse of Iowa in 1846
by J B Newhall:Burlington, Iowa, 1846.
Dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, &c.-Burrows and Prettyman, Inslee
& Owens, H. Price, C.S. Whilsler, Fulton & Co., G.L. Davenport &
Macklot, G. McKnown.
Druggists. - B. Sanford, Charles Leslie.
Lawyers.- J. Grant, E. Cook, G.C.R. Mitchell, J. Thorington.
Doctors.-J.M. Witherward, J. Price, E.S. Burrows.
Principal Mechanics.-J. & S.P. Jenny, J. Hall, W.S. Collins, S.F. Whiting,
Blacksmiths.-J. Lewis, Jno. Becktel.
Cabinet Making and Furniture.-J. Pope., S. Schoofield.
Harness Maker.-S. Lindley
Printing Office.-Davenport Gazette, published every Thursday; Alfred
Congregationalist; Pastor, Rev. E. Adams.
Methodist; Pastor Rev. J. Brooks.
Episcopal; Pastor Rev. Mr. Goldsmith
Baptist; Pastor Rev. B.F. Brabrook.
Presbyterian; Pastor Rev. Mr. ----
Catholic; Pastor Rev. Mr. Pelamorquer.
Disciples; Pastor Rev. J. Rumbold.
Schools.-Among the principal schools are those kept by J. Thorington, Esq.,
Miss Mary A. Bergin, and Mrs. Bryson. The Congregationalist Society is about
erecting an institution of higher learning in Davenport.
An extensive steam mill is in progress of erection by Mr. Fulton.