This is a full-page advertisement from the 1855 Chicago City Directory and Business Advertiser Supplement.

The undertaker of this ad, Andrew McClure, was the City Sexton from 1852-1855.


The following undertakers are listed in the 1855 Chicago City Directory:

James R. Fisher, 134 Clark
(see the Fisher advertisement)

John Gavin, 77 Market
(The City Sexton refers to this man as James Gavin in his complaint to the Common Council.)

W.T. Woodson, 224 Washington
(William T. Woodson was the City Sexton in 1851)

Wright & McClure, 88 LaSalle


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