Posts Tagged ‘1817’

November 29

The Weekly Register of Baltimore, published on this day in 1817, the first account to receive national publicity of the operation of the premier American papermaking machine, at a paper mill situated on Brandywine Creek, about two miles north of Wilmington, Delaware: “We have lately visited the paper mills of Thomas Gilpin & Co. on [...]

August 5

An edition of two thousand copies of the L’Estrange translation of Seneca’s Morals was delivered on August 5, 1817 to the New York bookseller, Evert Duyckinck. At the foot of the title page of this volume was the imprint, “J. & J. Harper, printers,” representing the first use in any book of one of the [...]