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These bills are in the Mathew Carey Papers at the American Antiquarian Society and the information in them is printed by kind permission of Dr. Clifford K. Shipton, Director. Because the bills are indexed at the Society, citation footnotes will be omitted. In the abstracts, spelling has been modernized and the texts edited for purposes of clarity.


H. Glenn Brown and Maude O. Brown, A Directory of the Book-Arts and Book Trade in Philadelphia to 1820, (1950), p. 75.


Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia), October 7, 1822, p. 3, col. 3.


"William McCulloch's Additions to Thomas's History of Printing," Proc. Am. Ant. Soc., XXXI (1921), 94.


According to The American Repository of Useful Information (Philadelphia, 1797), p. [64], $1.00 equalled 7s 6d in Pennsylvania currency.


Lawrence B. Romaine, "Talk of the Town: New York City, January 1825," Bull. N. Y. Pub. Lib., LXIII (1959), [173]-188; Rollo G. Silver, "Grub Street in Philadelphia, 1794-1795: More about James Hardie," op. cit., LXIV (1960), [130]-142.


Biographical information about Waterman also appears in Donald L. Jacobus and Edgar F. Waterman, Descendants of Richard Waterman (1954), pp. 635-636.


Information in a letter from Mrs. Constance C. Rake, University of Pennsylvania, June 28, 1962.


An interesting account of Farris is in Philip S. Klein, ed., "Memoirs of a Senator from Pennsylvania: Jonathan Roberts, 1771-1854," Pa. Mag. Hist. Biog., LXII (1938), 68-74.


"Autobiography of Mathew Carey," The New-England Mag., VI (1834), 230.


Mrs. M. N. Lane informs me that biographical information about Marshall is in the Historical Foundation of the Presbyterian and Reformed Churches, Montreat, N. C.


Brown, p. 31.