Jones was recorded as part of the partnership of Jones & Ferguson on September 28, 1859 in an announcement in the Delaware Gazette (Delhi, New York). Delaware County Agricultural Society. Premium List—1859…Class L—No. 3—Discretionary.
Best ambrotypes, Jones & Ferguson, Kortright…… $1. 2d best, M. L. Lemily, Kortright……………………….75. 3d best, O’Conner & Atkins, [unknown]…………..50.
Jones is not listed in other photographic directories.
From the March 24, 1859 issue of the Delaware Gazette, published in Delhi, New York. A list of the premiums awarded at the Delaware County Agricultural Society for—1859…Class L—No. 3—Discretionary. O’Conner & Atkins received the third best award. At this time nothing else is known about them, Jones & Ferguson and M. L. Lemily were both from Kortright, N. Y. but no location was given for O’Conner & Atkins. It’s possible they were from Delhi, N. Y. but there is no proof of that at this time.
For the best ambrotypes,
- Jones & Ferguson, Kortright, $1.00
- 2d best, M. L. Lemily, Kortright, .75
- 3d best, O’Conner & Atkins, .50