The Life And Times Of Samuel Bowles (volume 1) by George Spring MerriamThe Life And Times Of Samuel Bowles (volume 1) by George Spring Merriam

The Life And Times Of Samuel Bowles (volume 1)

byGeorge Spring Merriam

Paperback | January 10, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1885. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXX. Office And Home: Letters (1863-1865). TO the Republican as a business enterprise the war brought increased circulation, larger profits, and the power to strengthen its working force. It had little rivalry in its immediate field. One after another, several dailies had been started in Springfield, but none of them could maintain themselves against so strong a competitor. The last of these was the Argus, a Democratic paper, which was set up for the Buchanan campaign in 1857, but soon went down. After this, the Republican had no rival in Springfield, until, in January, 1864, the Evening Union was established and became a permanent institution, though for its first eight years an insignificant one. The Republican gave a cordial paragraph to the Union at its commencement, saying that there was room and opportunity for such a paper. When the Argus died it had chronicled the fact under its regular heading of " Deaths." But it never recognized the existence of its local rivals, save at their birth or death, by so much as a word. All of them found a large part of their material in a warfare against the Republican, but they never could get the satisfaction of a syllable in reply. No journal had livelier controversies with other papers than the Republican, but it would not wage them in its own town. The firm of Samuel Bowles and Co. continued down to 1872 to do a general printing and binding business as well as to publish the Republican. It was one of the first houses in the country to begin, in 1861, the manufacture of photograph albums, and within three years it was at the head of the business in the United States, employing one hundred hands in this department alone. Leaving as heretofore the general business mainly to the care of his partners,-- among whom ...
Title:The Life And Times Of Samuel Bowles (volume 1)Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217593682

ISBN - 13:9780217593687