Campbell, Samuel (New York, NY)
Samuel Campbell **
Printer, Bookseller, Bookbinder & Stationer
Hanover Square (1785-1793**
Pearl st. (1794-1818)
New York ( 1795) 1
*Samuel Campbell Collection 85 pc. resides at The historical Society of Pennsylvania
(1787-1794). Stephen Smith , "The Art of Printing Shall Endure" Journals , Community, and identity in New York City, 1800-1810. 2007.
* Samuel C. Campbell father of Samuel Campbell(bookbinder) who arrived from Edinburgh, in 1784, and father-in-law of Thomas Allen, Bookbinder.A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to the USA, pg 63.
- William S. Dix, The Princeton Library in the Eighteenth Century , #144.
(1786) Bookseller, 41 Hanover sq. New York City Directory, pg.25
(1787) 44 corner Old-Slip. New York City Directory pg.9
(1789) Bookseller, Stationer and Printer, 44 Hanover square
New York City Directory
(1791) Corner of Hanover square and old slip. New York City Directory
2. Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in
America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967.
3. (1786) 41 Hanover Square. Sahs, & co, facsimile of the New York 1786
Directory pg. 50. Also 1789 City Directory
(1798) 124 Pearl. Longworth City Directory. same address in 1799. Longworth's City Directory.
(1789) Having learned the trade in his native Scotland,Campbell started a paper-mill. American Paper Mills 1690-1832, John Bidwell pg.
4.(1801) 124 Pearl street. New York City Directory, pg.133. (1802) Daily Advertiser, New York, New York, Feb. 22,
(1805) ( not advertising bookbinding however is selling "Bookbinders Roll,
Pailates" (sic) leather and Gold leaf. Also seems to be the owner of the
rebuilt "Thistle Paper Mill". Evening Post, new York, Feb. 26, 1805.
(1819) Samuel Campbell and Son are offering to Let no. 90 Water street
suitable for a Printing Office Book-binder or Grocer. New York Advertiser,
March 10, 1819.