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Type: Real
Size: Medium (101 - 500)

Dr. Peter Middleton

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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The New-York Gazette: and the Weekly Mercury, 22 January 1781, p. 2; 5 and 12 February 1781, p. 3
Noted in George L. McKay, American Book Auction Catalogues 1713-1934: A Union List. New York Public Library (1937), p. 50
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Advertisement text (22 January): "Sale by Auction. By Duncan, Barclay, Co. TO-MORROW, All the plate, houshold and kitchen furniture, &c. of the late Dr. Peter Middleton, at his house in the Broadway, consisting of [long list of furniture &c.], some very elegant prints, a large and very elegant library of books, with a variety of kitchen furniture, &c. &c."
Advertisement text (5 and 12 February): "PUBLIC AUCTION. By Duncan, Barclay, and Co. At their Auction Room, No. 12, Hanover Square, On Tuesday the 13th Inst. Precisely at 6 o'Clock, in the Evening, will begin the SALE of the large valuable LIBRARY Of the later Dr. Peter Middleton, And continue every Evening till all are sold."
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