Joseph Thayer & Company

City: Springfield

County: Sangamon

State: Illinois

In February 1838, Joseph Thayer entered into partnership with his son, Edward R. Thayer, to form Joseph Thayer & Co., a Springfield dry-goods store. It continued in operation until well after the Civil War.

Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 10 February 1838, 3:1; Portrait and Biographical Album of Sangamon County, Illinois (Chicago: Chapman Bros., 1891), 581.