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Gilmour, Robert (Papermaker)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

W. Young, Mills & Son watermarked bank bonds

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0126
Abstract This one sheet of eight W. Young, Mills & Son (W Y & Co.) watermarked bank bonds for duties payable at Bank of United States dates from circa 1803-1811. This was William Young (1755-1829) & Co. of Philadelphia who established a paper mill in Delaware about 1794 with his partner, Robert Gilmour. Young became the sole proprietor in 1803 and had a thriving business until a fire destroyed his paper mill in 1814. The charter for the First Bank of the United States was granted in 1791...
Dates: circa 1803-1811

Robert Gilmour letter to William Young

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0175

Delaware papermaker Robert Gilmour's handwritten and signed letter to Philadelphia printer William Young documents the birth of a Delaware paper mill in 1794.

Dates: 1794 May 16

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New Castle (Del.) 1
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