Acres

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Biographical information[edit]

The bookbinder, Stephen T Acres lived in Burlington, Waukegan, Gibralter, USA Stephen T Acres was born in the year 1816 The earliest known example of their work is from the year 1854. They are known for working in the following styles: .

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Quoted in a history of Burlington Iowa1:

'Stephen T. Acres, of the firm of Acres, Blackmar & Co., was born in Gibraltar Aug. 17, 1816 ; came to the United States in July, 1853; located at Waukegan, 111., July 20, 1853 ; engaged in bookbinding business there about nine months; he then came to Burlington, arriving here April 29, 1854; engaged in bookbinding, which business he has continued ever since; for ten years he had charge of the circulation of the Haick-Er/e. Exactly one year from the date of his arrival in the United States, Mr. Acres signified a desire to avail himself of all the rights of an American citizen, and five years from the date of his arrival in New York City, he was admitted to citizenship by the Des Moines County Judge — Oliver C. Wightman. Mr. Acres has served for three terms as Alderman of the Seventh Ward of this city. Oct. 1, 1842, he was married, in Gibraltar, to Sarah Newman ; she was born in Gibraltar July 29, 1817 ; they have eight children living. Mr. and Mrs. Acres are members of the M. E. Church.'

References

  1. ^  Western Historical Co. The History of Des Moines County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns. Chicago: Western historical company, 1879.