Hancock, Thomas (Boston, MA)

Thomas Hancock*

Bookseller & Bookbinder 

Anne Street, near the Draw-Bridge


Massachusetts ( 1726 1764) 1.& 2.

*Thomas Hancock, son of John Hancock, minister, was apprenticed to Samuel Gerris, bookbinder, may 20, 1718. Samuel Arthur Bent, Catalog off the Collections of the Boston Society in the memorial Halls of the Old State House, Boston Feb. 1, 1893

  1. Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in
    America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.100. from: The Grolier Club, Catalogue of
    Ornamental Leather Bookbindings, pg. 93.  mentioned in Isiah Thomas

  2. J. Leander Bishop, History of American Manufacturer, pg. 191.

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