Gentle, James (Philadelphia, PA)
Spruce street between Front and Second
*James Gentle, now of Philadelphia,Bookbinder" was a prisoner in England & beyond the sea until within about a year last Past" :Names of Persons Who Took the oath of Alleance to the State of Pennsylvania Between the Years 1777-1789, Thompson Westcott
- (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.
- (1795) Chestnut street near Delaware : Philadelphia City Directory, pg.
same address in 1776, 26 Chestnut, pg. 69
( 1785-1796) Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from:
"Bookbinding in America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.112