merchants in Townshend, so far back as any record can be found, are a Mr.
Harris, a Mr.
Doolittle and Ripley, John P. Marsh, Joe Belknap.
Townshend or Townshend proper was started, these outside stores began
to stop business, and all business began to be done at the centre.
Shafter & Wilson. E. Lathan. A. Birchard. Eseck Atwood,
N. Cheney, George Lewis Joy. S. F. Thompson, Mr. Converse, S. D. Winslow,
W. S. Holland. Abner
Weatherbee. Starky & Howard. A.
Howard & Salisbury.
Ballou. L. I . Winslow & E. J. Knapp, L. O. Thayer.
W. E. Corse.
The different tinmen in town were Wiley
& Britnal. Britnal & Bellamy. Bellamy & Austin.
Austin & Wilson. Wilson & Wiswell. F. B. Ober. O. F.
Charles Clark & Son. Higgins and