Black, John (New York, NY)

John Black

Bookbinder,

20 Little Queen do. (Cedar)

New York

New York 1.

  1. (1792) New York City Directory pg. 12, Same listing inthe 1793 New York City Directory pg.14 1792 is the first directory listing.

  2. (1794) 5 Cedar. Duncan's New York Directory & Register. pg. 16.
    Same address in 1795, New York City Directory pg. 19
    Same address in 1796, New York City Directory pg. 15
    Same address in 1797, Longworth directory.pg. 124
    Same address in 1798, Longworth directory.
    Same address in 1799, Longworth directory.pg. 165
    Same address in 1800 Longworth directory. pg. 16

    3.(1800) 31 Cedar: "JOHN BLACK, Book binder, Book-seller and Stationer, has removed from No. 5 to No. 31 Cedar-street east side of Broadway, where Book-Binding is done in every mode of its branches, with alacrity, both neat and strong."Weekly Museum, N.Y. N.Y. May 31 1800. (also New York City Directory pg. 16.
    4. (1801) and Stationer, 31 Cedar. New York City Directory, pg.119
    Same address in 1802, New York City Directory
    Same address in 1803, New York City Directory pg. 90

  3. (1803) "All persons indebted to the estate of John Black deceased".... New
    York Gazette, Nov. 24, 1803
    (This information is not consistent  with Hanna French.:(1801-1805)
    Bookseller and Stationer, 3 Beekman st.. Hannah French, "Early American
    Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967.
    pg.104.
    (1804) JANE BLACK, Bookseller and Stationer, 31 Cedar,New York City Directory pg.85 no listing in 1804 or 1805

(1801-1805)John Black, Bookbinder, 93 Beekman Street. Either another John Black , Bookbinder appeared in New York or the spouse or relative is continuing the business Register of Artists, Engravers, Booksellers, Bookbinders,Printers and publishers in New York City 1633-1820

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