Emerson, Bulkeley (Newburyport, MA)

Bulkeley Emerson

Postmaster, Bookseller, Bookbinder


Massachusetts ( 1760) 1.& 2.

  1. Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in
    America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.110

(1770) "Several dissertations of Divers Dates"..."to be sold by"...Bulkly [sic] Emerson.
Boston-News-Letter, June 28,1770.

2.  J. Leander Bishop, History of American Manufacturers, 1868, pg. 192

  1. (1760-1775)  " The first bookbinder and bookseller in Newburyport was
    Bulkeley Emerson, who commenced the business in 1760. He had no competitors in
    the business of binding till 1775. He was also postmaster for many years."
    Euphemia Vale Smith, The History of Newburyport, 1854, pg. 256.
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