Parsons, Chester (New York, Poughkeepsie, NY)

Chester Parsons

Bookbinder

99 Pearl Street

New York

New York ( 1810)  1.

1.  Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in
America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.108.

  1. Stephen Smith, The Art of Printing Shall Endure. A Thesis University of
    Missouri-Columbia, 2007.

  2. (1803) "Chester Parsons, has Lately Commenced the Business of bookbinding
    nearly opposite Williams' Stage-House, Warren street, Hudson. ... Having
    purchased the patent-rights of Robotham's Ruling Machine..." Hudson Gazette,
    Hudson New York, July 12, 1803.

  3. (1803) "nearly opposite Booth's City Tavern"...  "Wanted Immediately a
    quantity of well tanned Sheep-Skins"... A lad 13 to 14  years of age will find
    good encouragement, as an apprentice to the Book-Binding business"  Hudson
    Gazette, Hudson New York, November 22, 1803.

  4. ( 1805) "CHESTER PARSONS Respectfully informs the public that he has
    removed to this village, where he proposes to carry on the business of Book-
    Binding & Book-Selling... Main street". Political Barometer, Poughkeepsie, New
    York, November, 12, 1805.
    6.(1805)Bookbinder, Bookseller and Stationer, Main Street, Poughkeepsie. Poughkeepsie, Journal, feb, 4, 1806.

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