Loring, Benjamin & Jonah (Boston, MA)
Benjamin & Josiah (twin brothers)
*learned the trade from William Andrews. Joseph T. Buckingham, Annals of The Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, 1853, pg. 311.
(1798) Boston City Directory (not listed in the 1796 directory)
(1800, 1803) State Street. Boston City Directory
(1805, 1806 ) Benjamin remains on State street and Josiah Loring is on
Devonshire street. Boston City Directory pg. 83
(1807) Benjamin remains on State street and Josiah moves to 25 School
street. Boston City Directory
(1808) No. 79 State street. Advertisement Colombian Centinal, Boston, Jan.
(1810 "To be Let- and entered the first day of January next- The Chambers
in State street now occupied by Benjamin Loring",... Advertisement: Repertory,
(Boston0 Dec. 14, 1810
(1813) 13 Exchange st. Boston City Directory (same address in '16 & '18)
(1813) no. 1 South Row Marlboro street. proprietor of the Patent
'Cylindrical Ruling Machine"Repertory, Boston January, 15, 1813.
(1814) Benjamin Loring (and brother Josiah) admitted to the Association:
Joseph T. Buckingham, Annals of The Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic
Association, 1853, pg. 134.
"Col. Benjamin Loring, Boston, bookbinder; born at Hingham. He rose
regularly from an Ensign of militia to be Colonel of the 2d Regiment.
Lieutenant of the Ar. Co. 1816; Captain 1818, and many years Treasurer. He was
a bachelor, but universally popular and justly esteemed, and there was as much
of a benediction in his countenance as in that of the late President Kirkland"
History of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, By Zachariah Gardner
Whitman,1842, pg. 376.
(1820) 50 State Street. Boston City Directory
(1834)Benjamin Listed as a bookbinder in: 23d Congress, first session, Massachusetts Resolutions Doc. no 175, March 1834
B. Loring & Co. won a silver medal for five Bank Ledgers. First
Exhibition and Fair of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association.
September 10, 1837 pg. 111.
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