Alfred Nelson and patents – 1887

Alfred - 1

Source: U. S. Patent and Trademark Gazeteer for 1887

Alfred - 1.5


Alfred - 2

Source:  Rockford Daily Register Dec. 7, 1887 (above)

Alfred - 3

Source:  Rockford Daily Register January 21, 1887




Rockford Clothing Co. – 1892

Rockford Clothing Co., A.S. Ruhl, prest.; A. D. Early, vice-prest., A. C. Brearley, secy. and treas.. Custom Clothiers

Suits to measure.

Style, fit and quality guaranteed.

Manufacturers of pants, shirts, vests and jackets.

Corner S. Church and Chestnut.  Source: 1892 Philippi’s Rockford City Directory