New York City directory, 1796Additional title: New-York directory, and registerAdditional title: New-York directory, and register, for the year 1796
NamesLow, John, 1763-1809 (Compiler)Buel, John, 1768?-1800 (Printer)Bull, John, active 1795-1797 (Printer)Tiebout, Cornelius, 1777-1832 (Engraver)
New York City Directories
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1796Place: New YorkPublisher: Printed by John Buel, corner of Water-street and Fly-Market, and John Bull, 115 Cherry-street
Library locationsIrma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and GenealogyShelf locator: *KSB (New York,1789-1796. New-York directory, and register) 1796
TopicsNew York (N.Y.) -- DirectoriesBusiness enterprises -- New York (State) -- New YorkNew York (N.Y.)Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)New York (N.Y.) -- CommerceNew York (State) -- New York
NotesContent: "Illustrated with a plan of the city and part of Long-Island, laid down agreeably to the latest survey." Despite statement on title page, issue for 1796 was issued without the map.Content: "To which is added, the names of the inhabitants of Brooklyn, together with alphabetical account of the streets, lanes, wharves and slips of this city"--Title page, 1796.Statement of responsibility: Issue for 1796 has statement of responsibility on title page: By John Low.Content: Extensive listing of contents on title page. In issue for 1789: "Containing, an alphabetical list of the names, occupations, and places of abode of the citizens, a register of the Congress of the United States, foreign ministers, governors of different states, officers of the State of New-York, officers in Chancery, Assembly, Senate, officers of city and county, Chamber of Commerce, Marine Society, Assurance Company, ministers of the Gospel, Medical Society, the other societies in the city, roll of attornies of Supreme Court, Columbia College, Library Society, militia officers, Masonic lodges, post days, stages, and coach rates, impost law. extracts from sundry laws for the regulation of trade, &c." Varies in subsequent issues.Content: Issue for 1796 contains 1 folded leaf of plates, a double-page engraving representing "Flags of the different maritime nations." See preface on leaf following title page.Additional physical form: Available online via Early American Imprints (Digital Evans) and Gateway to North America.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 volume : 1 illustration, map ; 17-20 cm (12mo)
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IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 77569241NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21101834Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2dfca400-81bd-0134-7dee-00505686a51c
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