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James Michie

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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The South-Carolina Gazette, 17 October 1761, p. 3; 24 October, p. 4; 31 October 1761, p. 3
Noted in George L. McKay, American Book Auction Catalogues 1713-1934: A Union List. New York Public Library (1937), p. 45
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Advertisement text: "On Monday 9th November, will be sold by public auction, at the house of the Hon. James Michie, Esq; deceased, in Broad-street; The LIBRARY of the said deceased, CONSISTING OF

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A Very compleate collection of Law, civil, statute, and common.

Most of the Clafficks, notis variorum, and others the best editions. And,

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A very large collection of the best English Poets, Historians, &c. &c.—The Books are in general in very good condition, many of them in elegant bindings.

The rules of auction will be strictly observed; no book put up twice; and chiefly at such prices as the company shall desire. The sale will begin at Four and continue to Seven in the evening every Monday and Friday till the whole is sold off. A Catalogue may be soon by applying to Robert Wells."
Michie was an early president of the Charleston Library Society.
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