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Benjamin Lincoln, Esq.

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1788-05-07
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Unknown: "Catalogue of books"
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Broadside advertisement: "Catalogue of books, belonging to the estate of the late Benjamin Lincoln, Esq; attorney at law, to be sold at public vendue, at Russell and Clap's auction-room, Court-street [Boston], on Wednesday, May, 7, 1788, precisely at ten in the morning." Copy at Houghton Library, Harvard. Noted in George L. McKay, "American Book Auction Catalogues 1713-1934, Additions." Bulletin of the New York Public Library (March 1946)
Printed catalogue: Catalogue of the Library of Benjamin Lincoln, Jun. Esq. Late Attorney at Law, deceased, consisting of a great variety of valuable law books, histories, &c. &c. principally new. On Wednesday, 7th May, at ten in the morning will be sold by public vendue, at Russell & Clap's Auction-Room, Court-Street. Boston: Printed by Adams and Nourse, 1788. Evans 21204. Copy not located.
Noted in George L. McKay, American Book Auction Catalogues 1713-1934: A Union List. New York Public Library (1937), p. 55
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1756-11-01
Date of death
1788-01-18
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male
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