Weyman, William (d. 1768)

New York printer.

Served as an apprentice to William Bradford in Philadelphia. Managed the New York Gazette for James Parker (1753-59), then went into business for himself, printing a new series of the New York Gazette and supplanting Parker as the colony’s official printer. Also printed Evening Service of Roshashanah, and Kippur (New York, 1761), the first Jewish prayer book printed in the American colonies, and prepared a new edition of the Book of Common Prayer in Mohawk translation (New York: William Weyman and Hugh Gaine, 1769).

Son of Rev. Robert Weyman of Pennsylvania, later New Jersey.