Posts Tagged ‘1835’

December 22

Edmund Fry, M. D., and typefounder, died on this day in 1835, honored as the most learned member of his craft. A son of another medical man, Joseph Fry, who had left his profession to establish the Fry and Pine foundry in Bristol in 1764, Edmund Fry had been educated in medicine, but his vast [...]

October 31

“Cut up and salt away beef. Take proof of 1st form.” Thus reads the entry for this date in 1835 in the journal of the Rev. Jotham Meeker, printer to the Baptist mission at Shawanoe in the Indian Territory, in what later became the state of Kansas. Jotham Meeker was apprenticed to the trade in [...]