Wakeling, Samuel (Philadelphia, PA)

Samuel Wakeling*

Arches on Mulberry street North side.

Bookbinder

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania   1.

*b. England November 9, 1768 learned bookbinding from Edmund de Monseau (of Pater Noster Row London) and who's daughter he would marry. Moved to Frankfort, Philadelphia on July 14, 1793. :  Edward Roberts' Biographical Annals 1904: Montgomery Co. Pa. Vol. I - part 6 (www.ebooksread)

  1. (1785) Philadelphia City Directory, pg. 66

  2. (1796)  Arch near eighth : Philadelphia City Directory, pg.190.

  3. (1798) Arch on Mulberry Street: Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding
    by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg. 115

  4. (1799) 34 North Seventh street: Philadelphia City Directory, pg.143.Same
    address in 1800, pg. 130.

(1813) Frankfort, Pennsylvania (near Philadelphia), "Fifty Dollars Reward, Ran
away from his master...and apprentice boy named John Carson" Boston Gazette
June, 26, 1813.

  1. (1822) Borough of Frankfort  Philadelphia County, September 14, 1822. 
    Wills: Abstracts, Book 7- Part C: 1822-23 Philadelphia Pa.
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