Cramer, Zadok (Pittsburgh, PA)

Zadok Cramer

Bookbinder Bookseller & Blank Book Manufacturer ( later Publisher*)

"Sign of Franklin Head"

east side of Market st


Pennsylvania 1.

*b. N.J., 1773, d. Aug. 1814 learned Bookbinding in Washington Pennsylvania (near Pittsburgh). would publish the first account of Lewis & Clark's Expedition: Journal of Patrick Grass . Charles Dahlinger, Pittsburgh: A Sketch of its Early Social Life

  1. (1800) Bookbinder,  Pittsburgh. Advertisement in Pittsburgh Gazette quoted
    in: Charles Dahlinger, Pittsburgh: A Sketch of its Early Social Life

2.(1800)"With pleasure informs the people of this Western county that he has
commenced his business in Pittsburgh"...Advertisement, Herald of Liberty,
Washington, PA June, 30, 1800.

3.( Zadoc) Cramer,  Speer & (William) Eichbaum, Printers and Booksellers (and
Bookbinders) E. side of Market between Second Front . (1815) Pittsburgh City
Directory. William Eichbaum b. Burgundy France in 1787. Apprenticed to Zadoc
Cramer and would become his partner at the close of his apprenticeship (cir
1808). Cramer, Speer & Eichbaum. This association continued until 1816 when he
left and became partners with Samuel R. Johnston. S. W. And P. A. Durant,
History of Lawrence County Pennsylvania. 

(1815) Zadoc Cramer"s wife was listed as a widow in the 1815 Pittsburgh City Directory pg. 21

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