Buttolph, Nicholas (Boston, MA)
Massachusetts (1690-1728) 1.
1.Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in
America" Lehmann-Haupt ed., 1967, pg.100.
- Nicholas Buttolph was the father in law of John Phillips, bookbinder. 'John
Phillips was born in Salem Mass. June 22,1701, the son of Samuel and Sarah
Phillips.He apprenticed to Col. Henchman as a Stationer and Bookseller and
married, in 1723, to Mary, the eldest daughter of Nicholas Buttolph (1694) a
Bookbinder and Bookseller.' History of the Military Company of
Massachusetts,Oliver Ayer Roberts pg. 421.
3 Nicholas 'opened his book shop in 1690 it burned down in 1711 but he
continued on in business.'. Thomas Goddard Wright, Literary Culture in early
New England, 1620-1730
'Nicholas Buttolph was an officer of militia, father of John and died on
Januaru 29, 1736-7 age 51. His tomb is No.60, in the Granary ground. Buttolph
street (Boston) derives its name from his family.' History of the Ancient and
Hounorable Artillery Company, Zachariah Gardner Whitman 1842 pg. 232.
"joined Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston in 1692". The
Grolier Club, Catalogue of Ornamental Leather Bookbindings, pg . 93.