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Title
New York City directory, 1797
Additional title: Longworth's American almanack, New-York register, and city directory
Additional title: Longworth's American almanack, New-York register, and city directory, for the twenty-second year of American independence
Names
Longworth, David, 1765?-1821 (Publisher)
Shoemaker, Abraham (Compiler)
Tisdale, Elkanah, 1768-1835 (Illustrator)
T. & J. Swords (Firm) (Printer)
Collection

New York City Directories

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1797
Place: New-York:
Publisher: Printed for the editor, by T. & J. Swords, no. 99 Pearl-street
Library locations
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy
Shelf locator: *KSB (New York, 1797-1842. Longworth's) 22nd (1797)
Topics
New York (N.Y.) -- Directories
Almanacs, American
Business enterprises -- New York (State) -- New York
New York (N.Y.)
New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Books
Directories
Early works to 1800
Notes
Content: Other title information : "Containing most things useful in a work of the kind."
Content: In some issues, almanac has special title page: 22nd-29th (1797-1804): Astronomical calculations for the ... year of American independence ... by Abraham Shoemaker.
Statement of responsibility: Editors: 22nd-30th (1797-1805), David Longworth; 31st-67th (1806-1842), Thomas Longworth.
Statement of responsibility: Compilers of almanac: 22nd-29th (1797-1804), Abraham Shoemaker; 33rd-42nd (1808-1817), Andrew Beers.
Content: Some issues include engraved plates and/or other illustrative matter, some on folded leaves, for example, 22nd (1797): "A view of the new theatre in New York," signed: Tisdale delin. et sc.; 40th (1815) and others: "P.M. Stollenwerck's Mechanical Panorama," engraved by T. Simonne, after J.B. Bourgoin.
Content: Most issues include advertising.
Additional physical form: Also issued on microfiche from Primary Source Microfilm, Woodbridge CT.
Additional physical form: Also available online via HathiTrust and Google Books (selected issues only); Early American Imprints (22nd-44th, 1797-1819); and Gateway to North America (22nd-67th, 1797-1842).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 volume : illustrations ; 15-21 cm
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 6128039
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15325019
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9c27dfc0-81bf-0134-3140-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1797: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "New York City directory" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1797. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/42f6e8c0-dc3c-0134-7513-5f649ffc882a

Chicago/Turabian Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "New York City directory" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 20, 2017. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/42f6e8c0-dc3c-0134-7513-5f649ffc882a

APA Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. (1797). New York City directory Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/42f6e8c0-dc3c-0134-7513-5f649ffc882a

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New York City directory