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Size: Medium (101 - 500)

Rev. Joseph Stevens

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1722-06-05
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Boston News-Letter, 14, 21, 28 May 1722, p. 2
Noted in George L. McKay, American Book Auction Catalogues 1713-1934: A Union List. New York Public Library (1937), p. 40
Manuscript list in probate inventory (Middlesex Probate Docket 21410)
Library notes
Advertisement text (14 May 1722): "To be Sold by Publick Vendue the at House against Dr. Greaves's in Charlestown, on Tuesday the 5th of June next ensuing, The Library of the late Reverend Mr. Joseph Stevens. The Catalogue whereof may be seen at Mr. Benjamin Eliot, Mr. Samuel Gerrish, and Mr. Daniel Henchman's Booksellers in Boston."
Advertisement text (14 May 1722): "To be Sold by Publick Vendue at the House against Dr. Greaves's in Charlestown, on Tuesday the 5th of June next ensuing, The Library of the late Reverend Mr. Joseph Stevens. The Catalogue whereof may be seen at Mr. Benjamin Eliot, Mr. Samuel Gerrish, and Mr. Daniel Henchman's Booksellers in Boston."
Probate inventory contains a list of the books. Copy sought.
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Date of birth
1682-06-20
Date of death
1721-11-16
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male
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