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Castroville, Monterey County California

Castroville, Monterey County, PO 10 miles north of Salinas. This is a thriving town, situated at the foot of the great Salinas valley, and near the entrance of the Salinas River to the Bay of Monterey.

It is three miles east of Moss Landing, the usual name of the port the entrepot of an extensive and fertile section, enjoying a large trade with San Francisco by means of light draft steam and sailing vessels, as well as the S P R R, which passes through it.

One newspaper, the Castroville Argus, is published weekly.

Asher H & Company, general merchandise
Black & Brown, proprietors Ocean Flour Mill
Brown W U, barber
Burland John, general merchandise
Buzzell M A Mrs, milliner and dress maker
Caldwell E F, restaurant and liquor saloon
Castro J B, real estate
Castro Ygnacio, general merchandise, agent W U Telegraph Company, and insurance agent
Castroville Argus, J Merritt, proprietor
Corey William, hotel
Curran Hugh Rev, clergyman (R C)
Fall Michael, liquor saloon
Farley W T, liquor saloon
Farmer H W, tailor
Gibson W H, agent Wells Fargo & Co
Gilleary ____, Rev, clergyman (R C)
Henry Walter, liquor saloon
Jennings ____, physician
Johnson Israel, postmaster
Keating L B & Company, general merchandise
Kirkup E, physician
Lauck & Meyer, brewery
Longley Abner H, stoves, tin and hardware
Look in, Leonard, general merchandise and market
Malloy John A, druggist
Mead Henry S, general merchandise
Merritt J, proprietor Castroville Argus
Miller & Company, general merchandise
Pomber J M & Company, livery stable
Pomber R, liquor saloon
Post W B, butcher
Reirdon John, harness and saddlery
Rogers W A, insurance agent
Roth Hiram, agent Pajaro Brewery
Speegle M M, justice of the peace and notary public
Speegle & Johnson, liquor saloon
Sprague & Wood, general merchandise
Storer John, butcher
Watson J E, fruit and varieties
Whitcher C K, blacksmith
Wright A, painter

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Source: Pacific Coast Business Directory for 1876-78, Compiled by Henry G. Langley, San Francisco, 1875


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