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J. & G. S. Gideon

City: Washington

State: District of Columbia

J & G. Gideon was a printing and bookbinding business started by Jacob Gideon, who was publishing government documents as early as 1817. In 1841, George S. Gideon, Jacob's son, became a partner in the business. In 1846, the firm operated its business on the west side of Ninth Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and D Street north. Among its numerous printing contracts, J. & G. S. Gideon printed the Official Registers of the United States, from 1843 to 1851.

J. Jefferson Looney and others, eds., The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series (Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2016), 13:236; Gaither & Addison, comps., The Washington Directory, and National Register, for 1846 (Washington, DC: John T. Towers, 1846), 44; Register of all Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, from the Thirtieth September, 1841, to the Thirtieth September, 1843 (Washington, DC: J. & G. S. Gideon, 1843); Register of all Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, on the Thirtieth September, 1845 (Washington, DC: J. & G. S. Gideon, 1845); Register of all Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, on the Thirtieth September, 1847 (Washington, DC: Gideon, 1847); Register of all Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, on the Thirtieth September, 1849 (Washington, DC: Gideon, 1849); Register of all Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, on the Thirtieth September, 1851 (Washington, DC: Gideon, 1851).