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Gerrish, Samuel, 1773-1809

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1773 - 1809

Samuel Gerrish (1680s–1741) was a bookseller and publisher in Boston, Massachusetts, in the 18th century. He kept a shop "near the brick meeting house in Cornhill," and published works by Thomas Prince and others. Employees included Thomas Hancock.

Family

He married Mary Sewall (daughter of Samuel Sewall) in 1709; children included Samuel Gerrish (d.1751).

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Gerrish letter

Mss 800517
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 800517
Scope and Contents Deed from Samuel Gerrish of Sanbornton, N.H. for sale of land to Job Trask, Salem, Mass. Sells the land he purchased from Peter Sanborn. Witnessed by Joseph [Lys?] and Nathan Taylor.

Samuel Gerrish letter

Mss 801272
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 801272
Scope and Contents Deed from Samuel Gerrish of Sanbornton, N.H. for sale of land to Job Trask, Salem, Mass. Witnessed by Joshua Lane and Nathan Taylor.