Thompson, William Robert, 1924-....

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William R. Thompson apprenticed with his uncle John Thompson before setting up his own grocery business on the northeast corner of Front and High Streets in Philadelphia in 1812. Robert Thompson was a merchant; first appearing in the Philadelphia directory in 1819; his store was on High Street.

From the description of Bills, 1803-1823. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 261233256

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referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume V, Miscellany, 1764-1792. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Boyd, Elizabeth R. The Elizabeth R. Boyd Historical Collection on Rutgers University, 1795-1956. Rutgers University
referencedIn [Newspaper advertisement for William Thompson], [17--]. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf OAC Review Index. Alumni, OAC Review, v.32, no.4, Dec. 1919, p.199-200. University of Guelph
referencedIn Thompson, William B. Collection Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Canada. Various political letters : to George Brown from Alexander Mackenzie, Mar. 28, 1874, concerning the Eric and Champlain canals; to William Jarvis from Monson Hayt, June 26, 1794; from Walter Patterson on Oct. 17, 1771; from Lord MacAuley to Hon. H.S. Randall of New York, May 23, 1857 in London, concerning MacAuley's disdain for Thomas Jefferson; to Messrs Storke & Gainsborough from William Keen of St. John's, Oct. 8, 1736; from Lieut. John Adlam, Halifax, July 20, 1753, concerning a dispute between Majors Fothringham amd McSaul; from Sir Edmund Head; from the Hon. Edward Blake; to Maggie Allan, 1860-1862. University of Guelph
creatorOf Thompson, William. Quasi-domicile : a historical study / William Thompson.
creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). Alumni : miniature reunion, OAC Review, v.52, no.8, Midsummer 1940, p. 495. University of Guelph
creatorOf OAC Review Index. Athletics / G.B. Henry, OAC Review, v.44, no.4, Dec.1931, p.263-266. University of Guelph
creatorOf Thompson, William. Roots of insurgency; the Senate and the tariff of 1909. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Pennsylvania State College. Board of Trustees. Executive Committee. Correspondence concerning installing telephones on campus, 1898 August 3-October 8. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf OAC Review Index. Honours for an old graduate, OAC Review, v.34, no.8, Apr. 1922, p.vii. University of Guelph
creatorOf Cobb, Simeon. Emma E. Thompson. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Wilson, John Lockwood, 1850-1912. Letter, 1890 March 2 : Washington, D.C., to William Thompson, Oakesdale, Washington. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
referencedIn Goshen Library and Historical Society. Manuscript collection, 1690-1956. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Wood, Les. Australia for ever / words by William Thompson ; music by Les Wood & William Thompson. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Paine, Robert Treat, 1812-1872. Robert Treat Paine papers, 1830-1900 (bulk 1830-1858) [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Thompson, William. William Thompson music book, undated. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Cage, John. Atlas eclipticalis / John Cage. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Thompson, William R. Bills, 1803-1823. Winterthur Library
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associatedWith Pennsylvania State College. Board of Trustees. Executive Committee. corporateBody
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associatedWith Thompson, William B. person
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correspondedWith Wilson, John Lockwood, 1850-1912. person
associatedWith Wood, Les. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pottery--Prices--19th century
Grocery trade
Textile fabrics
Business records
Tobacco--Prices--19th century


Birth 1924



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