The Atlas of the Rhode Island Book Trade in the Eighteenth Century
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Name:   Myer Polock: stationer

Location:   Newport: at the sign of the Golden Eagle
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Dates:   21 March 1763 — 21 March 1763
Latitude:   41.48826
Longitude:   -71.314974
Town:   Newport
Notes:   Mason (Reminiscences, p. 180) describes "the Golden Eagle" as located "where now [1884] Mr. Southwick has his store." The 1884 Newport directory lists a J.M.K. Southwick selling "fishing tackle and house furnishing goods" at 185 Thames Street.
Sources:   NYPL, p. 127
Mason--Reminiscences, p. 180
1884 Newport city directory
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Precision:   house
See Also:   John Bours: bookseller; merchant

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