McAlpine, William & Walter (Boston, MA)

William McAlpine  (William MacAlpine?)  & Walter*

Bookseller, Printer, and Bookbinder

Marlborough-Street

Boston

Massachusetts ( 1753-1776) 1.

*"There were two MacAlpines,Walter and William, who did a little in bookbinding in Boston, a few years before." J. Leander Bishop, History of American Manufacturers, pg. 192.

  1. Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in
    America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.101.

  2. subject listed in the Banishment Act of the State of Massachusetts 1778 "to
    prevent the return to this state of certain persons therein named and others
    who have left this state or either of the United States , and joined the
    enemies thereof.

  3. William was a Mason and a member of the St Andrews Lodge.  Colin Nicholson,
    A Plan to Banish all Scotchmen, pg 95.

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