Around 1845 William F. Pinchbeck began construction of his new home at 305 10th Street (the designation "East" would not be applied until around 1868). It is generally agreed that his architect was Joseph Trench who would design the white marble A. T. Stewart drygoods building at No. 280 Broadway in 1846 and the Odd Fellows' Hall on Grand Street the following year.
Boarding School for Young Misses--Number limited to ten. For misses under fourteen years of age only...Terms for board and instruction in the English branches, together with French and Drawing, $80 per term of five months--half payments in advance. Music and Painting, Books and Stationery extra...For further particulars apply to Lyman Cobb, Jr., No. 305 10th-st.
A furnished parlor and bedroom to let on the first floor; a doctor occupied the rooms for three years. Inquire of Mrs. Fromme, 305 East Tenth street.
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