Mayo, Fred. A. (Richmond, VA)
Fred. A. Mayo
Bookseller & Bookbinder
Sign of the Globe and Ledger
1. (1803) Richmond, Mayo states he had been a binder in Richmond for 23
years in 1836. see "(1836)" below (How Staunton VA. fits into this 23 years I
could only guess see no 2.)
(1808) Stauton, VA "respectfully informs the citizens and the public
generally, that he has prepared himself with the necessary apparatus for
Binding Books" corner west of the post Office. Advertisement, political
Censor, Staunton VA Aug. 24, 1806
(1808-1813) Saunton Virginia: Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts,
vol. 25, no. 1. 1998. Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts reference
(1819) large advertisement, Enquirer, Richmond VA., Oct. 22, 1819
Bookseller & Stationer & Richmond Account Book Manufacturer . This V.H.S.
label is larger and more elaborate than Spawn #323 and includes an engraving
of an account book. Balance of text illegible from provided photo copy. Spawn
notes that. Mayo was Thomas Jefferson's last Bookbinder and that was in
business from about 1815-1836 Label in the collection of the Virginia
Historical Society, (19188.8.131.52) prov. John & Suse Field.
() Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts, vol. 25, no. 1. 1998. Museum
of Early Southern Decorative Arts reference number: 23352
(1816-1817) Mayo & Frayser: Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts, vol.
25, no. 1. 1998. Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts reference number:
( 1817-1825) Frederick August Mayo b. Friedrich Gotthill Meyo, Nossen,
Saxony, one of Thomas Jefferson's bookbinders. the Abby Newsletter, vol. 11
no. 8, Dec. 1987
(1836) Main street, near the Market Bridge. over Wm Palmer's and next to
R. I Smith's Bookstore. "Frederick A. Mayo, Book-Binder, solicits the public
one more, in the course of 23 years experience in this city"