A Village situated in the Township of Shipton. County of Sherbrooke. C. E., on the east branch of the River St. Francis, the St. Lawrence and Atlantic railroad passes through the village. and it is here the proposed junction of the line froth Quebec with the former is to be. The village Is connected with Melbourne by a bridge crossing the St. Francis, the circuit court for the District is held here distant from Sherbrooke, 24 miles from Montreal, 90 miles from Three Rivers, 70 miles from Quebec, 100 miles stage fares, same as to Melbourne.
In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work.
Alphabetical List Of Professions, Trades, &C.
ADAMS, JOB, St. Francis hotel and boarding house, near the railway depot.
CLEVELAND, C. B., tanner, currier, and leather merchant.
CLEEVE, F. C., provincial land surveyor, commissioner per dedimus potestatim, and clerk of circuit court.
FOSTER, G. K., postmaster, dealer in dry goods, groceries, crockery and general merchandise, and pearl ash manufacturer.
Labonte, Joseph, cabinetmaker and upholsterer.
Barrie, John, shoemaker.
Birnie, William, shoemaker.
Brown, T., blacksmith.
Brooke, William, advocate.
Carroll, F., ironfounder.
Cleveland, L., blacksmith.
Croteau. Pierre, innkeeper.
Cushing, T. P., carriagemaker
Denison, J. M., J. P.
Dresser, J. F., bailiff.
Farewell. William, land agent.
Hunter, C., saw mill.
M’Donald. J., blacksmith.
Miller, William, tailor.
Shannon. Neil, innkeeper.
Sleeper & Ives, carriagemakers.
Thurber, William, grist and saw mills.
Trani, Rev. M., Roman Catholic.