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Description: For printing 100 circulars for “National Bank”, American printer, publisher, and author, Joel Munsell (1808-1880) received $1.07[?]. Munsell has signed this part-printed receipt of payment, which is dated May 6, 1857, at the bottom right.

Joel Munsell established himself as a printer in Albany, NY in 1827. He edited and published the Albany Minerva in 1828, was associate editor of the Microscope in 1834, and was publisher and editor of the New York State Mechanic from 1841 to 1843. Subsequently, he published The Lady’s Magazine, the Northern Star and Freeman’s AdvocateThe Spectator, the Unionist, the Albany Daily State Register, the GuardThe New York Teacher, the Morning Express and StatesmanWebster’s AlmanacThe Daily Statesman, and for three years the New England Historical and Genealogical Register. He was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society in 1854.

3″ x 7″. Item #A01728

Condition: Very good condition with a large, bold signature.