Brend, Thomas (Annapolis, MD)

Thomas Brend

Bookbinder and Stationer

at the corner of Dr. Carter's large brick house

Williamsburg

Virginia, 1.  (1766-1783) 1. & 3.

  1. (1764) "Brend emigrated from England to Annapolis in 1764 and set up trade
    there."..." It seems probable that he moved to Williamsburg with William Rind
    in 1766 or arrived shortly afterward." the bookbinder in 18th Century
    Williamsburg, published by Colonial Williamsburg, MMIV, pg.  24-25

  2. One of Thomas Jefferson's bookbinders. the Abby newsletter, vol. 11 no. 8,
    Dec. 1987 This was done in Richmond, see below.

  3. (1780) Richmond, Virginia. The bookbinder in 18th Century Williamsburg,
    published by Colonial Williamsburg, 1973 pg.25.

  4. (1783) "books and paper "fit for music" ", The Virginia Gazette, or the
    American Advertiser, (Williamsburg) Aug. 2, 1783, Quoted by Albert Stoutamire,
    Music of the Old South, pg. 58.

  5. (1794) Thomas Brend and Archibald Currie, Bookbinders of the City of
    Richmond May 2, 1794. Agree to bind the Laws of the State of Virginia.
    Calender of the Virginia State Papers, Jan. 1 1794 to May 16, 1795, vol VII
    ,H. W. Flournoy, pg. 128.

  6. (1782-1799)  Richmond, Bookbinder & Band box maker. Journal of Early
    Southern Decorative Arts, vol. 24, no. 2. 1998. Museum of Early Southern
    Decorative Arts identification number: 3817.

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