Posts Tagged ‘early American types’

August 23

An advertisement in the New York Journal of this date in 1787 stated: “Mr. John Baine & Grandson, Letter-Founders, “Lately from Edinburgh, Having concluded to establish their Typefoundery at Philadelphia, removed to that city, on the 18th inst. with their founding machinery, leaving, at Mr. David Mitchelson’s corner of Fly-Market and Water-street, the following Founts [...]

April 7

“The printers beg leave to acquaint their Subscribers and the Public, that the Types with which this Paper is printed are of AMERICAN manufacture, and should it by this means fail of giving such entire satisfaction to the judicious and accurate eye, they hope every patriotic allowance will be made in its favour, and that [...]