Steele, Alexander (Boston, MA)

Alexander Steele*

Bookbinder

Marlborough Street between Bromfield's Lane and the sign of the Golden Cock

Boston

Massachusetts 1.

*Father of Charles Steele, Salem Mass. Bookbinder. Tapley states that the son was binding books at least by 1802. Salem Imprints 1768- 1825, by Harriet Silvester Tapley pg. 198.

1.(1770)Massachusetts Spy, Oct 9, 1770.

(1789) Back-Street. Boston City Directory pg. 41. (same listing in 1796, 1798, 1800)

2.  (not listed in 1803 or 1805 Boston Directory)

3.  ( 1789-1800)   Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from:
"Bookbinding in America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.102.

  1. (1804) Died aged 60. Advertisement Columbian Minerva, Dedham,
    Massachusetts, Aug. 14, 1804.
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