Company Names, addresses, dates1:
H. Cosgrove, 218 9th street NW (1891-1898)
H. Cosgrove, 320 8th street NW (1900, 1910)
H. Cosgrove, 916 9th street NW (1901-1906)
H. Cosgrove, 107 G street NW (1908-1909)
Hugh Cosgrove (1859-1916) was born in Fermanagh Ireland2.
He was a seller of wholesale liquors in 19023.
He shows up in directories as a bottler (1901-1905), a Saloon owner (1891-1900, 1908-1910), and under Wine & Liquor (1906).
book # 189
These are clear (slighty SCA) BIM crown top bottles. The one on the left is 9.5" and marked:
front: H. COSGROVE / 916 9TH ST. / N.W. / WASH, D.C.
back: REGISTERED NOT TO BE SOLD
The one on the right is 9.6" and has an oval slugplate vs. a round one. It's marked:
front: H. COSGROVE / 916 9TH ST. / N.W. / WASH, D.C. / REGISTERED
back: THIS BOTTLE NOT TO BE SOLD