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Died: 1807

William Robinson was a master builder elected to The Carpenters' Company prior to the date of surviving records; first present at a Company meeting in 1766; elected Warden of The Company in 1773 but was "Out of the Province" much of that time. Robinson was an "encourager" of the Philadelphia edition of Abraham Swan, The British Architect (1775), the first archtiectural book published in America.

Written by Roger W. Moss.

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  • Carpenters' Company of Philadelphia

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