Gentle, James (Philadelphia, PA)

James Gentle*

Bookbinder

Spruce street between Front and Second

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania. 1.

*James Gentle, now of Philadelphia,Bookbinder" was a prisoner in England & beyond the sea until within about a year last Past" :NamesĀ  of Persons Who Took the oath of Alleance to the State of Pennsylvania Between the Years 1777-1789, Thompson Westcott

  1. (1785) Philadelphia City Directory, pg. 29.

(1791) 80 Chestnut street : Philadelphia City Directory, pg. 46.

(1793) 26 Chestnut street: Philadelphia : Philadelphia City Directory, pg. 31.
Same address in 1794 pg. 55.

  1. (1795) Chestnut street near Delaware : Philadelphia City Directory, pg.
  2. same address inĀ  1776, 26 Chestnut, pg. 69

  3. ( 1785-1796) Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from:
    "Bookbinding in America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.112

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