Stimpson, Charles jr. (Boston, MA)
Charles Stimpson jr.*
12 Exchange Street
*Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.102.
(1816) Boston City Directory. (same address in 1818)
(1818) ..."he has purchased the right of using Hodge's Patent Ruling machine,
for the Town of Boston and its vicinity,and has one of them in operation at
his bindery over No. 12 Exchange Street:" New-England Galaxy Boston, March,
( 1820) 12 & 13 Exchange Street. Boston City Directory
(1821) Blank Book and Stationary Store, no. 80 State Street. Blank Books
manufactured, ruled to any pattern , pens, pocket knives, writing paper...
Long list of goods in advertisement with cut similar to that used in 1835. ad
pg 26.Boston City Directory
(1821) Charles Stimpson, bookbinder admitted to the Association: Joseph T.
Buckingham, Annals of The Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association,
1853, pg. 178.
(1825) 125 State. Boston City Directory
(1828 Hunt & Simpson 8 Court. Boston City Directory
(1830) 72 Washington advertisement on cover of the directory. Boston City
(1831) Stimpson & Clapp (Otis)Booksellers & Publishers 74 Washington Boston
(1832 Publishers at 72 Washington Bookbinders 74 Washington. Boston City
(1835) 72 (perhaps 79 type smeared) Washington street Bookseller,
Stationer and bookbinder residence: South street court. Boston City Directory.
Stimpson was the publisher of the 1835 Boston Directory as noted on the image.
(1839) 106 Washington. Boston City Directory
(1847) 106 Washington. Listed under Bookbinders in the Business Directory
French's Boston City Directory perhaps the only Boston directory since about
1823 that Stimpson was not listed as publisher or co-publisher.
(1852) 106 Washington. Boston Directory, 1852, Adams. also: Massachusetts
Register for the year 1853, George Adams.
(1860) A John C. Stimpson joined the Association in 1860. Annals of the
Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Association, 1795-1892, pg.25.
(1862) Charles Stimson & Son, 194 Washington. Boston City Directory,
Adams, Sampson, 1862.
image: 1835 Boston City Directory. note that Stimpson is the publisher or co-
publisher of this and most of the Boston Directories starting about 1823 until