Mille Lacs County, Minnesota

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In the southern part of Mille Lacs county, 9 miles northwest of Princeton, the county seat.

An incorporated village of 800 inhabitants, in the southeastern part of Mille Lacks county, of which it is the seat, 20 miles from Elk River, the nearest railroad point. Also located on Rum river, which furnishes power to 2 flouring mills. A feed and 2 saw mills are run by steam. A weekly newspaper, the Union, is published here. The village has a congregational and a Methodist church and a graded school. Mail stage to Elk River daily. Newell A. Ross, postmaster.
Anderson P, blacksmith.
Barker A P, lawyer.
Breed Rev C C.
Brown Hugh, blacksmith.
Byers S M, general store.
Caley D A, druggist.
Caley T H, blacksmith.
Caley & Neely, hardware.
Campbell Frank M, hotel propr.
Campbell & Libbey, stage proprs.
Cowles H B, general store.
Dunn Robert C, publr Princeton Union.
Gile E C, physician.
Jesmer N E, general store.
Kingsland Rev C F.
Murray D H, general store.
Rives C H, general store.
Ross E A, coffinmaker.
Ross Joseph A, lawyer.
Ross Samuel, hotel propr.
Sadley J T D, flour mill.
Soule Benjamin, lumber mnfr.
Storm Rev J E.
Tobey A R, jeweler.
Whitney Benjamin, lumber mnfr.

In the central eastern part of Mille Lacs county, 30 miles north of Princeton, the county seat.

Source: Minnesota, North and South Dakota and Montana Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1878.

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