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Webster, James, 1776?-1851


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  • Variants

    • J. W. (James Webster), 1776?-1851
    • W., J. (James Webster), 1776?-1851
    • Webster, J. (James), 1776?-1851
    • Webster, James, fl. 1810-1833
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1776?
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1851
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Webster, James, fl. 1810-1833
  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Library of Congress, Manuscript Div. for Wirt, W. Papers, 1802-1858(James Webster, bookseller or printer, of Philadelphia, ca. 1817)
    • found: Philadelphia City Direct., 1810(Webster, James, paper stainer) 1817 (Webster, James, stationer and medical book store) 1833 (Webster, James, publisher)
    • found: Kelly, H.A. Cyclopedia of American medical biography, v. 2, 1912:p. 487 (James Webster; eminent bookseller and publisher at Philadelphia; est. Medical recorder; emigrated to U.S. from England when his son, physician James Webster (1803-1854) was a small boy)
    • found: Ancestry, via WWW, Apr. 5, 2011:1850 U.S. Fed. Census (James Webster, Senr.; age 73; b. England; resident of Rochester, N.Y., in the home of his son James Webster, physician)
    • found: University of Rochester. River Campus Libraries, via WWW, Apr. 6, 2011:Mt. Hope & Riverside Cemetery Records (James Webster; age 75; res. of Fitzhugh St.; d. 1851 Aug. 6)
    • found: MWA/NAIP files, Apr. 6, 2011(hdg.: Webster, James, 1776?-1851; usage: James Webster; J. Webster; J.W.; note: bookseller, printer, publisher, particularly of medical works; father of physician James Webster, 1803-1854 (who edited some of his father's publications); active at Philadelphia, ca. 1810-33; also apparently active briefly at Baltimore from 1821-24 and N.Y. about 1834 (he may have been accompanying his son who studied and/or practiced medicine in both places); retired to Rochester, N.Y. to the home of his son)
    • notfound: Philadelphia City Direct., 1836
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Not to be confused with his son, physician and editor James Webster, 1803-1854.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1987-05-27: new
    • 2013-03-07: revised
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