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James Adolphus Pugh

1856                Address Unknown, Mulberry Street, Macon, Georgia.

James Adolphus Pugh appeared in an announcement on October 8, 1856 in The South-Western (Shreveport, Louisiana).  Great Fire in Macon.—A little before daybreak, on Monday, the 22d ult., our citizens were aroused by the ringing of alarm bells and the cry of fire.  The cause of the fire is not known, but it was first discovered, we believe, on the premises of Mr. E. E. Brown, on Mulberry street, opposite the Lanier hotel,…The following is a list of the houses destroyed, some of which were owned by their occupants, and others by different persons:…Pugh’s daguerreotype gallery;…

J. A. Pugh is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as being active in Macon, Georgia in 1859, they are possibly the same person.