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Michigan

Jackson

FURNITURE.
Henry Gilbert & Sons, manufacturers and wholesale dealers in fur-niture, have removed their works from the prison yard and now em-ploy only free labor. They have one of the largest manufacturing estab lishments in the state, and their goods sustain a high character for beauty of design and solidity of structure.
IRON WORKS.
The Jackson foundry and machine shops of Hibbard, Briggs & Smith are manufacturing steam engines and other work in their line very ex-tensively and successfully. There are in Jackson four foundry and, machine shops, two manufacturers of steam boilers, one of files, two galvanized iron cornice, and five plumbers and steam and gas fitters.
AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS.
The " Bobbins cultivator and broadcast seed sower " is manufactured by a company of which Allen Bennett is president and George S. Bennet is secretary and treasurer. One thousand of these cultivators were sold in 1877.

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