Methuen, Massachusetts, 1870s–1890s.
Active in Methuen, Massachusetts, 1870s–1890s, pipemaker.
Barbara Owen, in her book The Organ in New England wrote “D. M. Bruce operated a pipemaking firm in Methuen, Massachusetts from 1870 to the 1890’s.”1, in Owen’s discussion of a letter from J. E. Treat (ID 6198, as James Treat & Co.) to Edward F. Searles (ID 5594): “Treat alludes to Bruce & Co., a Methuen pipemaking firm, which may have been another Searles enterprise. He speaks of the good quality of their work and the ‘old story of a fight against shoddy’, but adds that Bruce has more work than he can handle.”2
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