Wood, George (SC)

George Wood*

Stationer, and Bookbinder

In Elliot Street

Charleston

South Carolina (1763-1768)

*(1760-1777) Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts

  1. Advertisement South Carolina Gazette, May 18, 1768

2  In 1763, George Wood would start a circulating library. This was just  six
months after William Rind, of Annapolis had created the first circulating
library in the colonies. Jesse H. Shera, Foundations of the public Library,
pg. 331-3.

  1. (1780) " Mr George Buckle, Ship Carpenter, was married to Miss Betsey Wood,
    Daughter of the deceased Mr George Wood, Bookbinder"  A. S. Salley, The
    Charlestown Gazette, Marriage Notices in the South-Carolina Gazette; and
    County Journal 1778-1780, pg. 32.
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