City Directories and History: 1908 – Edward Fewell Co., 1917 – Edward Fewell’s Cotton Offices, 1922/23 – Garrison and Faris Seed Co., 1925 – (#123 – Garrison and Hutchison Seed Company) (#119) S.J. Kimball Feed Dealer, 1946 – NA, 1963 – NA
The Fewell’s Cotton office is marked as #117 in yellow (frame), on the Sanborn Map.
The Rock Hill Record on Oct. 19, 1908 reported – “the cotton warehouse of Mr. Ed Fewell on West White Street has burned. Between 700-800 bales of cotton were lost. Some of the cotton belonged to Mr. Fewell, while some bales were in storage for farmers waiting for higher prices.”
The Herald reported on Feb. 25, 1915 – “That Fred A. Dunlap has resigned as Sec.-Tres. of Smith – Fewell Company and will open a brokerage business. John Reid succeeded him as Sec. – Treas. [It is believed that Smith – Fewell is the same as the Fewell Cotton Brokerage]
The McElwee Store ledger of 1915- 16 states, “Fred A. Dunlap and his wife Mayme C., live at 340 E. Main Street are account holders at the store.
The Herald reported on May 1, 1925 -“That fire had destroyed three of the four sections of the warehouse of B.M. Fewell in the area between West Main Street and East White Street. The loss was between $6,000. and $7,000. Hay, grain, and feedstuffs were lost in the section used by Hinson Feed Company. The grist mill of the Garrison and Hutchison Company in the extreme western section of the building was only slightly damaged.”
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