Brend, Thomas (Annapolis, MD)
Bookbinder and Stationer
at the corner of Dr. Carter's large brick house
Virginia, 1. (1766-1783) 1. & 3.
(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
One of Thomas Jefferson's bookbinders. the Abby newsletter, vol. 11 no. 8,
Dec. 1987 This was done in Richmond, see below.
(1780) Richmond, Virginia. The bookbinder in 18th Century Williamsburg,
published by Colonial Williamsburg, 1973 pg.25.
(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.
(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.
(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.