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Mathew Carey (1760-1839) - Philadelphia, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila
N 39° 57.038 W 075° 08.801
18S E 487470 N 4422287
Quick Description: This marker honors the Irish born publisher and economist, Mathew Carey.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/18/2018 3:59:43 PM
Waymark Code: WMZCB6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
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Marker text:
"An Irish Catholic who emigrated to Philadelphia in 1784, Carey was a prominent printer and publisher and prolific writer. He was an influential political economist and nationalist, promoting the purchase of American goods over imports, a strong central bank, and protective tariffs. He was a civic leader and a founder of the Hibernian Society (1793), which provided support and relief for Irish immigrants. His print shop was here, 1792-1813."
Marker Name: Mathew Carey (1760-1839)

County: Philadelphia

Date Dedicated: 9/14/2014

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: 324 Marker St., Philadelphia, PA

Category: Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics 18th Century, Government & Politics 19th Century, Professions & Vocations, Publishing & Journalism, Writers

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