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Identifier: historyofhouseof00coms (find matches)
Year: 1904 (1900s)
Authors: Comstock, John B Atwell, George C., comp
Subjects: Corbin, P. & F Locks
Publisher: (Buffalo and New York, The Matthews-Northrup Works)
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
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ox BALLS lasted for twenty months, during which time Mrs. Corbin with her own handsearned over one hundred dollars packing goods in the shop, which went towards 24 HISTORY O F THE HOUSE O F P . & F . C O R B I N paying the general living expenses. They had no rent to pay; both of theyoung people had sufficient good clothing from their wedding outfits, and themoney paid by two boarders supplied the table, with the aid of a garden, a cow,chickens, and a pig. For pleasure they had their companionship with each other and theirfriends and theirinterest in thebusiness. They
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were well, and their simple,steadfast liveskept them so, andthe hopes for thefuture, now soabundantly real-ized, meant moreto them than anyof the annoyances of the present — if indeed they gave them any consideration or suffered themto have any weight. The three partners worked hard. Mr. Doen was an excellent and accurateworkman, but not especially rapid in his movements, so the two brothers didthe most of the productive work, leaving the other work for him. Philip Corbin,used to the long hours of a farm day, was wont to begin work at daylight orbefore — often as early as three oclock — and by the time his helpers were readyfor the day he had accomplished a goodly amount of work and had matters inshape for them to begin. A man named Samuel Goodrich was their firstemployee, and two boys were hired later to help in the foundry. At the end of four months Mr. Doen grew dissatisfied. Illy-advisedpeople persuaded him that without an engine to drive the machinery there waslittle chance

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