Mentz, William (Philadelphia, PA)
On the West Side of Water street, the third door above the corner of Arch street and opposite Mr. James Harding's store.
1.(1764) "Binds all sorts of books in the neatest and best Manner Gilt or Plain" and merchant account books... lowest prices. Pennsylvania Gazette , August 9, 1764,
.(1772)Sterling Alley "Just Published and sold by William Mentz. September 7,1772, Pennsylvania Packet, September 7, 1772.
2.(1772-3 "on May 17th Conrad Seyfert with the consent of his Father Anthony
apprentice to William Mentz of Phil. bookbinder ", (1772-3) Pennsylvania
Magazine Philadelphia,1910, pg. 225
3.(1774) Pennsylvania Archives, Philadelphia Sales Tax list pg.29
4.(1785) Corner Race and Fourth. Philadelphia City Directory, pg. 45.
(1796) Mintz, (sic ?) Elizabeth, widow, bookbinder 68 Race street :
Philadelphia City Directory, pg. 129
(1779) Publisher and Bookseller, Cherry Ally,Pennsylvania Packet. March 23 1779
A William Mentz published in Philadelphia the first American edition of
"the Vicar of Wakefield". 1872 2 vols. 12mo., American Book prices Current
vol. IV, from Sept 1, 1897-Sept 1. 1898.