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THE MORGAN DISTILLING CO.
Kansas City, MO.
1901-1918
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A cover letter from an advertising packet dated 1905 shows a distillery in Baltmore Co., MD and identifies is as one of two bearing the Morgan name. The second is identified only as "Morgan Distillery #2". The letter also identifies A R Steiner as manager.

The company used the brand names:
"Morgan's Banner Rye", "Morgan's Climax", "Morgan's Cream of Maryland Rye", "Morgan's Honey Brook", "Morgan's Maryland Rye", "Morgan's Number 15", "Morgan's O.K. Old Kentucky Whiskey", "Morgan's Old Certified", "Morgan's Old Velvet", "Morgan's Peerless", "Morgan's Private Stock", "Morgan's Quarter Century", "Morgan's Red Label, Cedar Brook", "Morgan's Special Reserve Rye", "Morgan's White Corn", "Morgan's White Label", and "Morgan's White Rye."

Business name timeline:
Morgan Distilling Co. (1901-1905), The Morgan Distilling Co. (1906-1908), Morgan Distilling Co. (1909-1912), The Morgan Distilling Co. (1913-1918)

Address timeline:
1313 Union Ave (1901-1902), 1224 W 9 th (1903-1904), 441-443 W 5 th (1905-1911), 423 Delaware (1912-1914), 15 E 24 th (1915-1918) & 1414 Grand Ave (1916)


Warehouse in Kansas City, ca. 1905

Business category timeline (abbreviations decoded below):
W, D (1902)


Years that company appeared in directories
Years directories were consulted
Kansas City directory notes



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c. 1902

Appearance in directories:
1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918

Directories consulted:
1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1887, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918

Kansas City directory notes:
W = Wine & Liquor Dealers, Wholesale, D = distilleries (1881), V-R = Wine & Liquor Dealers, Retail (1889). Directories for 1870-1874, 1878, 1880-1885, 1895, and 1901 came in the form of type-written transcriptions rather than photocopies.

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