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Trout, John

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Trout, John   Williamsport Pennsylvania 1855  
Trout, John 13 West Fourth Street Williamsport Pennsylvania 1875  


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Maker of percussion rifles and over-under vombination rifle-shotguns.

The census of 1860 indicates he had $300 invested in the business and employed one hand at $30/month. During the year ending June 1, 1860, he purchased 60 gun barrels at $120, 60 gunlocks at $45, 45 gunstocks at $9, and 30 pounds of brass at $12. During the same period he made 45 rifles valued at $720 and other articles at $350.

The census of 1870 indicates he had $200 invested in the business and employed two hands at $1,000/year total. During the year ending june 1, 1870, he bought materials at $300 and made guns and repairs valued at $2,000.