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ISO: Elizabeth Glover/Matthew Daye printing press

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I’m trying to physically locate the Elizabeth Glover/Matthew Daye printing press, brought to Cambridge, MA by Mrs Glover. Any suggestions? I have physically found the Franklin Press in Newport Historical society.
thanks for any leads

Virginia Curry



  1. The Matthew Daye press is recorded in the North American Hand Press Database as being in the collection of the Vermont Historical Society. However, its provenance is questioned by some.

  2. And the Franklin Press in the Newport Historical Society is James Franklin’s press, not Ben’s.

  3. Yes, thank you I do know that. I saw it (Franklin brother’s press)last Saturday there.

    I checked with the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum which was supposed to have it. But I think the logical place (since it was on a stamp) may be the Smithsonian- hopefully! Thanks to you both!

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