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Size: Small (51 - 100)

Rev. Aaron Porter

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1725-09-09
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Boston News-Letter, 26 August and 2 September 1725, p. 2
Noted in George L. McKay, American Book Auction Catalogues 1713-1934: A Union List. New York Public Library (1937), p. 41
Probate inventory (Middlesex Probate Records, XVI, 439)
Library notes
Advertisement text (26 August): "On Thursday the Ninth Day of September next, will be Exposed to Sale, The Library of the Rev. Aaron Porter, late of Medford, Deceased, at the House of Mr. Daniel Henchman, Bookseller, in Queen Street, Boston : Catalogues may be seen at the said Henchman's Shop over against the Brick Meeting-House, in Corn-Hill, Boston."
Advertisement text (2 September): "On Thursday next the Ninth Day of this Instant September, will be Sold by RETAIL, The Library of the Rev. M. Aaron Porter, late of Medford, Deceased, at the House of Mr. D. Henchman, Bookseller, in Queen Street, Boston : Catalogues may be seen at the said Henchman's Shop over against the Brick Meeting-House, in Corn-Hill, Boston. There is also to be sold a Fine set of Henry's Annotations on the Bible, in 6 Volumes: and a parcel of second hand Books, mostly Divinity, just Imported from London; the Books may be seen the next Monday and until the Day of Sale."
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Date of birth
1689-07-19
Date of death
1722-01-24
Gender
male
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