Do you have additional information about this person or library? Or about another person's library that
should be added? Are you interested in helping out with a Legacy Libraries project? Contact
Jeremy Dibbell (firstname.lastname@example.org), or start with the
Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Boston Weekly News-Letter, 1, 8, 15, and 22 December 1748, p. 2
Noted in George L. McKay, American Book Auction Catalogues 1713-1934: A Union List. New York Public Library (1937), p. 43
Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 1st Series, XVII: 172-3
Advertisement text (1 and 8 December 1748): "TO BE SOLD by Auction by John Gerrish at his Vendue House in Dock-Square, on Thursday 15th current at Three o'Clock in the Afternoon, a Collection of curious Mathematical, Philosophical, Historical and Divinity BOOKS, chiefly in English, belonging to the late Rev. and Learned Mr. Nathan Prince formerly Fellow of Harvard College."
Text for 15 December substitutes "THIS DAY (December 15th)" for the earlier date text.
Advertisement text (22 December 1748): "TO BE SOLD by John Gerrish, at Three o'Clock, THIS AFTERNOON, THE Remainder of the Mathematical, Philosophical, Historical and Divinity Books, belonging to the late Rev. and Learned Mr. Nathan Prince, being many of the best in the Catalogue."