Kesserling, George ( Berks County, PA)

George Kesserling

Bookbinder

South Sixth street near Penn *2

Reading

Berks County

Pennsylvania

1858-1886

1.(1859) Morton Montgomery's History of Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1909 edition, pp. 170-185.

2.()George Kesserling was next to engage in the business. His
place was on South Sixth street near Penn"... "History of Reading, Pennsylvania, and the anniversary proceedings of the sesqui-centennial, June 5-12, 1898" page 112 Starting date was not stated and reference to: "next to engage in the business" refers to Isaac W. Harper as being the first bookbinder in Reading.(ed.)

3.(1858) "he continued there until 1858. He then sold out to Christian Fried who carried it on until 1886. His (Fried's ed.)factory for the greater part of the
time was on Cherry near Seventh street. "History of Reading, Pennsylvania, and the anniversary proceedings of the sesqui-centennial, June 5-12, 1898"

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