Hooe, Brother & Company
State: District of Columbia
Hooe, Brother & Company was a mercantile business operated by Peter H. Hooe, Robert A. Hooe, James B. Nalle, and other partners. In 1853, Peter Hooe was operating a shop on Lafayette Avenue between Seventh and Eighth streets in Washington. By 1860, Peter, Robert, and their partners had a dry goods business at 10 Market Space.
George Norbury Mackenzie, ed., Colonial Families of the United States of America: in Which is Given the History, Genealogy and Armorial Bearings of Colonial Families Who Settled in the American Colonies From the Time of the Settlement of Jamestown, 13th May, 1607, to the Battle of Lexington, 19th April, 1775 (Baltimore: Seaforth, 1911), 2:110; Alfred Hunter, comp., The Washington and Georgetown Directory, Strangers' Guide-Book for Washington, and Congressional and Clerks' Register (Washington, DC: Kirkwood & McGill, 1853), 50; William H. Boyd, comp., Boyd's Washington and Georgetown Directory (Washington, DC: Taylor and Maury, 1860), 88.