O. D. & I. Cooke (Hartford, CT)

O. (Oliver) D. & I. (Increase)* Cooke

Booksellers Stationery, Bookbinders, umbrellas & c.

Main Street, north of the State House

Hartford

Conn. (1799) 1.

*Increase  is listed as a bookseller and Oliver is listed as: books, stationery, umbrellas & c.

  1. (1799)  Andrews Hartford Business Directory.

  2. (1804) Oliver D. Cooke,  "Books and Stationary" (and Bookbinding): American
    Mercury, Hartford Connecticut, Novermber1, 1804.

  3. (1805) "Dissolution of Partnership, the Co-partnership of Increase Cooke &
    Co dissolves ... to meet the demands against the concern... Printing will be
    continued under the present firm" (note  they are still advertising for skins
    tanned and suitable for Book-binding)": Connecticut Herald, New Haven
    Connecticut, October 8, 1805

  4. (1806) "The Book and stationary business ...will be continued": Connecticut
    Herald, New Haven Connecticut, February 4, 1806

5 (1807) The extent of Cooke's stock of many thousand books is detailed:
Connecticut Herald,  New Haven Connecticut, September 9. 1809.

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