William Rind (1733 - d.)

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Birthplace: Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Occupation: printer, newspaper editor
Managed by: Tammy Swingle (Tucker)
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About William Rind

William Rind, born in Annapolis in 1733, was reared there as apprentice to the public printer, Jonas Green. During the 7-year period of his partnership with Green (1758-65) young Rind acquired town property, a home, & his wife, Clementina. In 1758, that the firm of "Green & Rind" was formed for the purpose of carrying on the newspaper. The junior partner, it seems, did not enter into the ordinary business of the establishment; his name appeared on none of its imprints except that of the Maryland Gazette. To protest the Stamp Act the partners suspended publication of the Maryland Gazette in October 1765, & shortly thereafter Rind accepted the invitation of a group of Virginians to publish a “free paper” in Williamsburg.


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Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland