Published in 1785, the Tobler almanac for South Carolina and Georgia contains a Charleston City Directory and listing of the Civil Officers in South Carolina in addition to weather forecasts, planting information, tide table, household remedies, and other folklore. The almanac is 20 pages long, missing its title page, and contains one illustration concerning the anatomy of a man's body governed by the twelve constellations.
Published in 1790, the city directory for Charleston includes a city plan from 1788, a street reference to accompany the city plan, alphabetical listings of residents with occupations and addresses, meetings of lodges and societies, a list of corporation, signals at the fort, and the revenue system of the United States. The directory is 56 pages long and features on fold-out city plan illustration.
Published in 1801, the city directory for Charleston includes wharfage of vessels, goods and merchandise, the revenue system of the United States, the yearly almanac calendar, the court system of the United States, a list of U.S. towns, the postal and military service of the U.S., a list of duties, and listings of residents with occupations and addresses. The directory is 125 pages with pages 95 and 96 missing from this printing.
Directory of local businesses of all sorts. Published by Cooke, Howard & Co. (Baltimore, Md.), ca. 1889. Advertisements interspersed throughout, many of which are illustrated. Business types include bakers and confectioners, barbers, blacksmiths, building materials, butchers, contractors and builders, cigars and tobacco, groceries, furniture, hotels, insurance, house furnishings, painters, plumbers, railroad companies, restaurants, sailmakers, tailors, tin roofing, undertakers, wines and liquors, wheelwrights, and others. Also includes listings for municipal and state government, with names of offices and officers; listings of cemeteries, parks, halls, public buildings, and other points of interest; and a street directory that includes boundaries. In addition to an alphabetical index, the business guide is arranged by type. Missing map. 130 p., ill., 18 cm. (Note: Page numbering starts at 4 on the title page verso, after six unnumbered preliminary pages.)