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Author Gaine, Hugh, 1726 or 1727-1807.
Title Hugh Gaine papers, 1740-1806.
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 SASB - Manuscripts & Archives Rm 328  MssCol 4393    AVAILABLE  ADV REQUEST

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Description .1 linear foot (1 folder)
Access Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Digital images must be used in lieu of originals.
Summary Hugh Gaine (1726 or 1727-1807) was a prominent American printer, bookseller, and newspaper publisher who maintained a flourishing shop in New York City from 1752 to 1804. From 1752 to 1783 he printed and published the New-York Mercury, later the New-York Gazette, and the Weekly Mercury. The Hugh Gaine papers, dated 1740 to 1806, consist of the indenture of his apprenticeship to Belfast printers Samuel Wilson and James Magee, 1740; the license for his marriage to Cornelia Wallace, 1769; land papers and a letter regarding the sale or lease of property; and receipts and other documents relating to his business, investments and legal affairs.
Form Available as digital images.
Funding Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Location Hugh Gaine receipt book; Manuscripts and Archives Division, New York Public Library.
Finding Aids Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
Subject Booksellers and bookselling -- New York (State) -- New York.
Printers -- New York (State) -- New York.
Printers -- Northern Ireland -- Belfast.
Publishers and publishing -- New York (State) -- New York.
Real property -- New York (State).
Real property -- New York (State) -- New York.
Genre/Form Articles of apprenticeship.
Indentures.
Leases.
Marriage certificates.
Receipts (financial records).
Research Call Number MssCol 4393