DeSilver, Thomas (Philadelphia, PA)
12 Cressons alley
*The Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts lists a Thomas Desilver (same one?) as a playing car maker in Philadelphia in 1813. Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts, vol. 25 no. 1. 1999. Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts identification number:12406
Thomas and brother Robert Se Silver "operated separately at times and in 1812
as a partnership. In 1814 they seemed to have had separate shops, Thomas at
220 High and, 14 South Seventh and Robert at 110 Walnut street : Letters of
Lewis and Clark Expedition with related Documents By Donald Dean Jackson
Volume 2 page, 603.
(1802) (Thomas ?) Morton & (Francis or Robert) Desilver 239 South Second
street. : Philadelphia City Directory, page 177.
(1803) brother Robert, bookbinder, is listed at 13 Grays alley in the
same directory : Philadelphia City Directory, pg. 7
(1810) 152 South Sixth street: Philadelphia City Directory pg. 80.
(1825) 110 Walnut: Philadelphia Directory and Strangers Guide. Robert
DeSilver, Bookseller, Bookbinder and Stationer.