Identification: MSS 099, F860
Creator: Steele, Daniel, 1772-1828.
Title: Daniel Steele letter to Robert Moore
Inclusive Dates: 1805 December 20
Extent: 1 item (1 p.)
Abstract: In this handwritten and signed letter, bookbinder Daniel Steele of Albany, New York, informed New York City bookseller Robert Moore of a shipment of ten bundles of scale board which was being sent by way of the sloop Ontario .
Language: Materials entirely in English.
MSS 099, F860, Daniel Steele letter to Robert Moore, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.
Box 60, F860: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes
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Bookbinder Daniel Steele established his bindery in a building shared with the printing office of Charles R. Webster in Albany, New York. Steele lost all of his stock in the great fire in 1793.
Steele's letter is addressed to a New York City bookseller named Robert Moore.
The American Bookbinders Museum. http://www.bookbindersmuseum.com (accessed November 2009).
In this handwritten and signed letter, Albany, New York, bookbinder Daniel Steele informs New York City bookseller, Robert Moore of a shipment of ten bundles of scale board which is being sent by way of the sloop Ontario .
The letter includes a bill of sale and instructions to remit the payment to the sloop's Captain Green. The back side of the single-fold letter bears address information, a postmark, and an inscription suggesting the letter may have traveled with the ten bundles of scale board.
Daniel Steele letter to Robert Moore, 1805 December 20 [Box 60 F860]