Hancock, Thomas (Boston, MA)
Bookseller & Bookbinder
Anne Street, near the Draw-Bridge
Massachusetts ( 1726 1764) 1.& 2.
*Thomas Hancock, son of John Hancock, minister, was apprenticed to Samuel Gerris, bookbinder, may 20, 1718. Samuel Arthur Bent, Catalog off the Collections of the Boston Society in the memorial Halls of the Old State House, Boston Feb. 1, 1893
Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in
America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.100. from: The Grolier Club, Catalogue of
Ornamental Leather Bookbindings, pg. 93. mentioned in Isiah Thomas
J. Leander Bishop, History of American Manufacturer, pg. 191.