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Woodward, William W.


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  • Fuller Name

    • William Wallis
  • Variants

    • Woodward, William Wallis
    • Woodward, W. W. (William Wallis)
    • Woodward, W. (William Wallis)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Woodward, William Wallis
  • Sources

    • found: Enfield, W. The speaker, 1799:t.p. (William Wallis Woodward; printer at Philadelphia)
    • found: Young and Woodward Business Papers, 1791-1826(William W. Woodward, bookseller, printer, and publisher; purchased the business of bookseller, printer, and publisher William Young (1755-1829) in 1802)
    • found: Poulson's American daily advertiser, 01-19-1837:p. 3 (Died, at his residence, yesterday morning, 18th inst., William W. Woodward, late publisher of this city, in the 68th year of his age)
    • found: Google Books, via WWW, June 11, 2013:Daughters of the American Revolution. Lineage Book, b. 61, 1907, p. 188 (William Wallis Woodward, 1769-1837; son of Moses Woodward (1740-1810) of Gloucester, Mass.; m. Susanna Janvier (1774-1849), 1791)
    • found: American Ancestors, via WWW, June 11, 2013:Mass. vital records to 1850 (William Wallis Woodward; baptized Mar. 19, 1769 at Gloucester; son of Moses Woodward)
    • found: Ancestry, via WWW, June 11, 2013:Pennsylvania church and town records: Ascension Church, Philadelphia (William W. Woodward; d. Jan. 18, 1837 in the 68th year of his age; wife Susan Janvier d. 1849)
    • found: MWA/NAIP files, June 11, 2013(hdg.: Woodward, William Wallis; usage: William Wallis Woodward; William W. Woodward; W.W. Woodward; note: bookseller, printer and publisher, active at Philadelphia, from about 1793 to at least 1828; b. Gloucester, Mass., 1769; died at Philadelphia, Jan. 18, 1837)
    • found: Stephens, Thomas. Stephens's Philadelphia directory, for 1796, 1796:title page (Philadelphia : Printed for Thomas Stephens ... by W. Woodward) page 203 (Woodward, William W., printer and bookseller, 17, Chesnut St.)
    • found: Enfield, William. The speaker, 1799, via Early American Imprints, December 21, 2016:title page (Philadelphia : Printed by William Wallis Woodward, no. 17, Chesnut, near Front Street, Franklin's Head)
    • found: Remer, Rosalind. Printers and men of capital : Philadelphia book publishers in the new republic, 1996:page 70 ("Of the almost forty master printers in Philadelphia at the turn of the century, ten ... made the transition from printer to publisher most completely ... William W. Woodward [and 9 others] all began their printing careers in the 1780s and 1790s ... By the early years of the nineteeth century, they began to have others print their publications instead of maintaining full printing shops of their own ... [S]ome, like ... Woodward, [maintained] printing shops throughout their careers") page 73 ("William Woodward, who began business as a printer in 1793, took a location at 33 Union Street ... During the 1790s he relocated four times ... By 1802 he took over the southwest corner of Second and Chestnut, and there he remained until he retired in the early 1830s") page 132 ("Philadelphia publisher William Woodward formalized the use of preachers as peddlers by assembling a staff of ministers to sell his books throughout the nation ... Denomination was not important: Woodward himself was a Presbyterian") page 210 (index entry under: Woodward, William W.)
    • found: OCLC, December 21, 2016(usage in imprints: William W. Woodward (frequent); W.W. Woodward (frequent); W. Woodward (rare); William Wallis Woodward (1 title only: Enfield, W. The speaker, 1799))
    • found: HathiTrust, December 21, 2016:digital images of various title pages (William W. Woodward, [at Franklin's Head], no. 41, Chesnut-Street, 1793-1794; W.W. Woodward, at Franklin's Head, no. 41, Chesnut-Street, 1794; W.W. Woodward, 1794; W. Woodward, 1794, 1796; W.W. Woodward, no. 17, Chesnut Street, 1797; William W. Woodward, no. 17, Chesnut Street, 1798; William W. Woodward, no. 52, [south-west] corner of Second and Chesnut Streets, 1807; others, all with form "William W. Woodward" or "W.W. Woodward")
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    • 1989-10-26: new
    • 2016-12-22: revised
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