Parker, Samuel (Boston, MA)
Samuel H. Parker
not listed in the 1800 Boston City Directory
"Samuel Hale Parker was born in Wolfboro N.H., in 1781 the son of Matthew
Stanley Gibson Parker... brother William Sewall Parker, a book-seller of Troy
New York" "After serving an apprenticeship to a book-binder in 1802, Samuel H.
Parker began as a book-binder on Court Street , continuing that business until
he took over the shop of William Blangrove in 1811.: Notes on Music in Old
Boston, by William Arms Fisher pg 25.
(1803) Boston City Directory first listing in the directories. (same
listing in 1805 & 06, 07)
(1803) No. 6 Court street, AND Booksellers, A General assortment of
Books, Account books ruled to any pattern. New England Palladium, Boston,
Massachusetts November, 29. 1803. same address in the Cotton, 1805 Directory.
(1811) School street, south side near Marlboro (now Washington): Notes on
Music in Old Boston, by William Arms Fisher p. 25.
(1815) association with booksellers Munroe & Francis as Munroe, Fraccis
and Parker: Notes on Music in Old Boston, by William Arms Fisher pg. 25.
5 (1816) Water street and Cornhill. In this year Parker withdrew form the
partnership with Munroe and Francis. Notes on Music in Old Boston, by William
Arms Fisher pg. 26.
(1818) 12 Cornhill, one door south of the shop formerly occupied by Henry
Knox: Notes on Music in Old Boston, by William Arms Fisher pg. 27.
(1825) 164 Washington street, between Milk and Franklin where what is
described as a library and music store was destroyed by a fire. This is the
same building as Benjamin Bradley, Bookbinder. Parker would reestablish
himself in the music business with no further mention of bookbinding. : Notes
on Music in Old Boston, by William Arms Fisher pg. 27.