Baker, John & Samuel (Philadelphia, PA)
John and Samuel Baker
Bookbinders and Stationers
Sterling alley between Cherry alley and (Race sic)*. Pace
*H. French corrects this to Pace
1. (1785) Philadelphia City Directory, pg. 8.
(1791) Both John and Samuel are missing form the Directory And Godfrey Baker
and Company is listed : Philadelphia City Directory, pg.
2. 70 Elm Street, 1793. Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand"
from: "Bookbinding in America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.110
Samuel Baker died of yellow fever in 1793. Mathew Cary, Short Account of
Malignant Fever in Philadelphia.
(1796) John Baker Bookseller and Stationer : Philadelphia City Directory,
Not listed in the 1797 Directory