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Dr. Thomas Robie

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1731-05-26
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: New England Weekly Journal, 10 and 24 May 1731, p. 2
Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Boston Weekly News-Letter, 13 and 20 May 1731, p. 2
Noted in George L. McKay, American Book Auction Catalogues 1713-1934: A Union List. New York Public Library (1937), p. 41
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Advertisement text (10 May): "On Wednesday the 26th of this Instant May, (in the Election Week) will be Sold by Vendue or Auction, at the House of Thoma Fleet at the Heart and Crown in Cornhill, Boston, a Collection of very valuable Books, consisting chiefly of Divinity, Mathematicks, and Physick, being the Library of the late Ingenious Thomas Robie late of Salem, Physician, Deceased. Catalogues of said Books will be Printed in a few Days, and may be had at the place of Sale, gratis."
Advertisement text (13 and 20 May): "On Wednesday the 26th of this Instant May, (being Election Day) will be Sold by Vendue or Auction, at the House of Thomas Fleet at the Heart and Crown in Cornhill, Boston, a Collection of very valuable Books, consisting chiefly of Divinity, Mathematicks, and Physick, being the Library of the late Ingenious Mr. Thomas Robie late of Salem, Physician, Deceased. Catalogues of said Books will be Printed in a few Days, and may be had at the place of Sale, gratis."
Advertisement text (24 May): "On Wednesday the 26th. of this Instant May, (being Election Day) will be Sold by Vendue or Auction, at the House of Thomas Fleet, the Heart and Crown in Cornhill, Boston, a Collection of very valuable Books, consisting chiefly of Divinity, Mathematicks, and Physick, being the Library of the late Ingenious Thomas Robie late of Salem, Physician, Deceased. Catalogues of said Books may be had at the place of Sale, gratis."
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Date of birth
1689-03-20
Date of death
1729-08-28
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male
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