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Status: Proposed
Type: Real
Size: Medium (101 - 500)

Anthony Stoddard

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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Boston Weekly News-Letter, 11, 18 and 25 August 1748, p. 2
Noted in George L. McKay, American Book Auction Catalogues 1713-1934: A Union List. New York Public Library (1937), p. 43
Suffolk County Probate Records, XLI:160, XLIV, 181
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Advertisement text: "To be sold, by Publick Vendue, at the House of the late Anthony Stoddard, Esq; of Boston, on Thursday the 25th of August, at 3 o'Clock, P.M. HIS LIBRARY, consisting of the very best of Authors both in Divinity, Law and History: Among which are Willard's Body of Divinity, Henry's Exposition on the Bible, Dr. Goodwin's Works, Dr. Tillotson's and Dr. Scott's Works, &c. Jacob's Law Dictionary, Hawkin's Pleas of the Crown, Lilley's Abridgement, Dalton and Nelson's Justice, &c. Lord Clarendon's History, Bishop Burnet's, Spectators, &c. &c. Catalogues of which, as well as the Books may be seen at the Place aforesaid, the Morning before the Sale begins."

The text in the 25 August 1748 advertisement substitutes "THIS AFTERNOON" in place of the date.
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