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John Leverett

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1724-11-09
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The New-England Courant, 28 September, 5 October, 12 October, and 19 October 1724, p. 2
Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Boston News-Letter, 8 October and 6 November 1724, p. 2
Noted in George L. McKay, American Book Auction Catalogues 1713-1934: A Union List. New York Public Library (1937), p. 41
Library notes
Advertisement text (28 September and 5 October 1724): "The Library of the Reverend and Learned John Leveret, late President of Harvard College in Cambridge, being a fine Collection of very valuable Books of Divinity, Philosophy, Law, &c. is to be sold by AUCTION in Boston, the — day of October next. The Catalogue will be printed at soon as possible, and given out by S. Gerrish and D. Henchman, Booksellers, near the Brick Meeting-House in Cornhill."
Advertisement text (12 and 19 October 1724): "The Library of the Reverend and Learned John Leveret, late President of Harvard College in Cambridge, being a fine Collection of very valuable Books of Divinity, Philosophy, Law, &c. is to be sold by AUCTION in Boston, the — Day of this Instant. The Catalogue will be printed at soon as possible, and given out by S. Gerrish and D. Henchman, Booksellers, near the Brick Meeting-House in Cornhill."
Advertisement text (8 October 1724): "THE LIBRARY of the Reverend and Learned John Leverett late President of Harvard College in Cambridge; being a fine Collection of very valuable Books of Divinity, Philosophy, Law, &c. is to be sold by AUCTION in Boston, the — Day of this Instant October, if the Catalogue can be seasonably Printed, which will be given out by S. Gerrish & D. Henchman, Booksellers in Cornhill. N.B. All such as have any Books belonging to the Library above mentioned, are desired speedily to return them, either to John Denison, Esq; or to the said Gerrish & Henchman. And such also as have Lent Books, are desired seasonably to put in their Claims."
Advertisement text (6 November 1724): "THE LIBRARY of the Reverend and Learned John Leverett late President of Harvard College in Cambridge; being a fine Collection of very valuable Books of Divinity, Philosophy, Law, &c. is to be sold by AUCTION at the House of Mr. F. Holmes, the Sign of the Bunch of Grapes in King Street, Boston, just below the Town-House, On Monday next, the 9th Instant, beginning at 5 a.Clock P.M. The Catalogue being Printed, may be had Gratis of S. Gerrish & D. Henchman, Booksellers in Cornhill."
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1662-08-25
Date of death
1724-05-03
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male
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