William Hilliard

Publisher

1778 – 1836

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Who was William Hilliard?

William Hilliard was a publisher and bookseller in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the early 19th-century. He worked with several business partners through the years, including Jacob Abbot Cummings, James Brown, and Charles C. Little. President Thomas Jefferson selected his firm to supply approximately 7,000 volumes on numerous topics in 1825-1826, to create the University of Virginia Library.

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Born
1778
Lived in
  • Boston
Died
1836

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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