D. & I. P. Spear

City: Springfield

County: Sangamon

State: Illinois

In 1833, brothers David and Isaac P. Spear, opened a dry-goods store in Springfield, Illinois, under the name of D. & I. P. Spear. In 1851, David purchased his brother's share in the store and continued it under his own name.

Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 2 November 1833, 1:1; Illinois Daily Journal (Springfield), 2 August 1851, 2:4.