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Samuel Grainger

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1734-05-01
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Boston Weekly News-Letter, 11 April 1734, p. 2
Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Boston Weekly News-Letter, 18 April 1734, p. 4; 25 April 1734, p. 2
Noted in George L. McKay, American Book Auction Catalogues 1713-1934: A Union List. New York Public Library (1937), p. 42
Library notes
Advertisement text (11 April 1734): "To be Sold by Publick Vendue, on Tuesday next the 16th of April, at Three o'Clock P.M. all the Houshold Goods and Library, with Three Negros, belonging to the Estate of Mr. Samuel Grainger deceas'd, at the House where he lately dwelt in the Common."
Advertisement text (18 and 25 April 1734): "This is to give Notice, That the Sale of the late Mr. Grainger's Houshold Goods, &c. which was to have been last Tuesday, is put off to the first of May next: In the mean Time, a Catalogue of the said Books will be printed. Any Persons who have borrowed any Books of the said Mr. Grainger, are desired to return them; and those that justly Claim any, may have them again."
Grainger's estate inventory [need citation] includes "Sundry books valued at £105/14/4"
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£105/14/4
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1734
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male
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