New York City directory, 1791Additional title: New-York directory, and registerAdditional title: New-York directory, and register, for the year 1791
NamesDuncan, William, -1795 (Compiler)Greenleaf, Thomas, 1755-1798 (Printer)McComb, John, 1763-1853 (Cartographer)Tiebout, Cornelius, 1777-1832 (Engraver)T. & J. Swords (Firm) (Printer)
New York City directories
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1791Place: New YorkPublisher: Printed for the editor, by T. and J. Swords, no. 27, William-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) 1791
TopicsNew York (N.Y.) -- DirectoriesBusiness enterprises -- New York (State) -- New YorkNew York (N.Y.) -- CommerceNew York (N.Y.)New York (State) -- New York
NotesContent: "Illustrated with a new and accurate plan of the city of New-York, and part of Long-Island, including the suburbs, with all the streets, lanes, public buildings, wharves, &c., exactly laid down, from the latest survey"--Title page, 1789. Varies in subsequent issues; 1790: "Illustrated with an accurate and elegant plan ... "; 1791-1795: "Illustrated with a new and accurate plan of the city, and part of Long-Island, exactly laid down, agreeably to the latest survey"; 1796: "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.Statement of responsibility: Issues for 1791-1795 have statement of responsibility on title page: By William Duncan.Statement of responsibility: Issue for 1791: Directory printed by T. and J. Swords; registry (separately paged) printed by T. Greenleaf. See note on page v.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: Map on folded sheet at beginning of issues for 1789-1795; has caption title: Plan of the city of New York. In issue for 1789, signed: I.M. Comb Junr. [that is, John McComb, Jr.] delt., C. Tiebaut sculpt. 1789. In later issues, signed Tiebaut sculpt. without date. Two slightly varying engravings were used, respectively 21 x 43 cm and 21 x 37 cm.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)
Type of ResourceTextCartographic
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21101834RLIN/OCLC: 77569241Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f554e950-81ae-0134-b4cf-00505686a51c
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