First Printing

Note, handwritten on Bowen and Stewart Custom and Merchant Millers stationery, dated February 23, 1878, Spencerport NY -

This is the first printing done in Spencerport
It was set up and struck by Randolph Rauth (?) of St. Louis, at the Spencerport Journal Office, cor. of Union and Water St., Monday Feb 25th 1878

Mr. P. G. Smith arrived home from the West Aug 25th 1880

I don't believe the "first printing" is any reference to the book I found it in, or that it refers to a book at all.

Found in "Washington and His Generals" by J.T. Headley. Published by E.B. Treat, Chicago, 1865.

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    "1 Depot & Canal Museum 16 East Ave
    The trolley depot was constructed around 1907 and was originally located at the corner of East Avenue and Water Street (West Ave), just a few hundred yards away from its current location."

    There's Water Street.

    "6. Union Street"

    There's Union Street

    Alas no Spencerport Journal Office.

  2. I believe you left a word out of your transcription: off.

    "...set up and struck off..."