Francis Bailey


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Taught by Peter Miller, at Ephrata, Bailey published the Pennsylvanische Zeitungs-Blat (1778), United States Magazine (1779), and Freeman's Journal (1781–92); he printed the Supporter (1800) for John Nicholson. Lydia Bailey, married to Bailey's son Robert, took over his Philadelphia printing business in 1808, continuing until 1861.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Bibliography.

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