The Atlas of the Rhode Island Book Trade in the Eighteenth Century
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Name:   John Carter: printer; bookseller

   
Location:   Providence: at the Sign of Shakespear's Head, 21 Meeting Street / near the Court-house / at the Post-Office near the State-House
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Dates:   5 December 1772 — 25 October 1793
Latitude:   41.828475
Longitude:   -71.408833
Town:   Providence
Notes:   Background information (with images) on the 21 Meeting Street property is available through the Providence Preservation Society's Gowdey Files database: http://gowdey.ppsri.org/?street=Meeting%20St..
Sources:   Alden, p. 624
NYPL, p. 41
Cady--Civic, p. 41
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Precision:   house
See Also:   William Wilkinson: bookseller; postmaster
Carter and Wilkinson: publishers; printers; booksellers; post office

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