Title: Portrait and biographical record of Orange county, New York, Containing portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county. Together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States
Year: 1895 (1890s)
Authors: Chapman publishing company, New York, Chicago, pub. [from old catalog]
Publisher: New York, Chicago : Chapman publishing co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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to supply wood to the railroadcompany, following this for eleven years, or untilcoal came into general use. During that time hepurchased land, from which he cut the timber, andalso bought wood of the farmers. He often hadin his employ as many as one hundred men chop-ping wood at fifty cents per cord. pa-ing themregularly ever>- Saturday night. In this way hecleared five hundred acres of timber-land. Forthirt- years he carried on mercantile pursuits,and as he was the only man of his nationalitythat conducted a store in Port Jer-is. he receiveda liberal patronage. By industr-, enterprise and good manag^ement,Mr. Creegan accumulated considerable capital,and has invested over $115,000 in real estate. Hehas built several houses in this village, and in1867 erected a fine three-stor- block on PikeStreet. This is a double building, divided intostorerooms, with a mansard roof, and has afrontage of seventy feet, and a depth of sixt>–fivefeet. It is known as the Creegan Block, and is
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