Hall, Salmon (New Bern, NC)

Salmon Hall*

Bookseller, Circulating Library, Publisher and Bookbinder

New Bern

Craven County

North Carolina, (1805) 1.

*b.1774, Plymouth Conn. father Benjamin, mother Phebe. Davis. History of Wallingford Conn., pg.773. "Salmon Hall, a printer and bookseller who had moved to New Bern from Connecticut when he was 28 years old.." North Carolina Libraries, Fall Winter 2006 pg. 61. Died. in New Bern 1840 aged 69. Sheppard, The True Republican or American Wig, pg. 7.

  1. "2nd Monday of September 1805 William Griffith, orphan aged about 14 years,
    bound to Salmon Hall as a bookbinder." New Bern-Craven County, Public Library,
    Records from 1805-1809

  2. (1848) North State Whig, October 18, 1848.  W. S. Hall  is "prepared to
    bind books in the neatest, cheapest, and most expeditious manner." Ant-Bellum
    North Carolina: A Social history, Guion Griffis Johnson chapter XXVI, pg 815,


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