Baker, John & Samuel (Philadelphia, PA)

John and Samuel Baker

Bookbinders and Stationers

Sterling alley between Cherry alley and  (Race sic)*. Pace

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania   1.

*H. French corrects this to Pace

1.  (1785)  Philadelphia City Directory, pg. 8.

(1791) Both John and Samuel are missing form the Directory And Godfrey Baker
and Company is listed : Philadelphia City Directory, pg.

2.  70 Elm Street, 1793. Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand"
from: "Bookbinding in America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.110

  1. Samuel Baker died of yellow fever in 1793. Mathew Cary, Short Account of
    Malignant Fever in Philadelphia.

  2. (1796) John Baker Bookseller and Stationer : Philadelphia City Directory,
    pg. 9.

  3. Not listed in the 1797 Directory

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