Davis, William (Philadelphia, PA)

William Davis ALSO: William Davis

Bookbinder Bookbinder

309 Walnut Street Front Street

Philadelphia Philadelphia (1730-1741)

(1741)" this may inform those Persons who left any old Books with William Davis, late of Philadelphia, Bookbinder, deceased, that by applying to his Widow, in Front Street, they may find them ready bound." Pennsylvania Gazette, January, 8, 1
Pennsylvania ( 1741) 1.

  1. Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in
    America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.111

  2. Davis shows up on the account books of Benjamin Franklin on July 11 1730. 
    Franklin's Accounts, 1730 Calendar 5

  3. (1827)  (note W. Davis ?) "A Salutation to the Britains, to call them from
    many things to the one thing"... by Ellis Pugh, printed by S. Keimer for W.
    Davis, Bookbinder  in Chestnut Street 1727.

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