David Black, Produce Broker, Grain and Commission Merchant, removed to 33,
This business offers a ready and valuable medium for the disposal of all the leading lines of produce connected with the provision trade. Mr. Black has now been extensively engaged in this business since the year 1869, having continuously occupied the same premises until early in the present year, when he removed to his present address, where he intends to remain only till suitable premises be obtained.
In early life Mr. Black entered the employment of a very extensive firm of provision merchants in Liverpool to serve his time. He soon acquired a thorough knowledge of every detail of the business, and his principals sent him as buyer to the leading towns in Ireland. After remaining six years with his employers, he left them, and began operations on his own account, in the month of June in the foregoing year. His great success in transacting business for the many shippers from America, the Continent, and nearly all parts of Ireland, who have entrusted their affairs to him, is greatly attributed by Mr. Black to his intimate knowledge of every department of his trade. All goods consigned to him are sold as soon as they arrive, and remitted for without undue or unnecessary delay, and hence the cause of his always having on hand such a large supply of the finest goods in the market.
His present premises comprise a spacious suite of well-appointed offices and counting-house. The house has a first-class connection amongst the leading merchants and provision dealers in Glasgow and the surrounding district, supplying in large quantities American goods, Irish butter in firkins, butts, and lumps, Irish fresh and cured bacon, hams, lard, oatmeal, and American flour. There are few firms more fully representative of all the best features of the various lines engaged in. Mr. David Black possesses the advantage of long and thorough practical experience, and exercises in the management of his business that marked ability and sound judgment which are the undeniable characteristics of success.
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