Mr. John e.east Oxley, , at No. 503 North Levee, between Wash-
ington avenue and Vine street, is an extensive manufacturer of tin, cop-
per and sheet iron ware, having commenced business in 1857, upon a
small capital, which is now increased to $20,000. There are three de-
partments in his business, giving employment to a large number of men.
His works compare favorably with those of a similar character in the
west, and in addition to all kinds of copper and sheet iron work, he
manufactures steamboat and hotel work and steam hot water tables, also
a steamboat deck stove, and an improved carving table and plate warmer.