Merriam, George (Worcester, MA)
Merriam died in 1802. Franklin Pierce Rice, "Worcester of Eighteen Hundred
and Ninety-eight", pg. 791. Died , aged 28. Massachusetts Spy, Worcester, Aug,
1794, Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from:
"Bookbinding in America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.116.
(1800) "Wanted a smart active lad, from 12 to 15 years of age, as an
apprentice to the Bookbinding Business, to which good encouragement will be
given. Enquire of G. Merriam" Political Repository, Brookfield, Massachusetts.
May 5, 1800.
(1802) Wanted immediately, two or three likely Lads, about fourteen years
of age as Apprentices to the Bookbinding Business, Suitable encouragement will
be given by applying to George Merriam."