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Status: Proposed
Type: Real
Size: Small (51 - 100)

Joseph Growdon

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Library date
1738-07
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Manuscript inventory (Boston College Law Library)
Newspaper advertisement for sale: The American Weekly Mercury, 6 July 1738, p. 3; 13 July 1738, p. 2 and 5; 27 July 1738, p. 4
Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Pennsylvania Gazette, 6 July 1738, p. 4; 13 July 1738, p. 3; 20 July 1738, p. 4; 27 July, p. 4
Library notes
Advertisement text (Weekly Mercury): "ALL Persons Intebted to the Estate of Joseph Growdon, Esq; deceased, are desired to make speedy payment to his Executrix Hannah Growdon, and they that have any Demands against the said Estate are likewise desired to bring in their Accounts to be adjusted. Those who have borrow'd any Books belonging to said Estate, are desired to return them,

TO BE SOLD, THE Library of Joseph Growdon, Esq; deceased, containing most of the Reports, Entries, and other Law Books, Extant, with a valuable Collection of Divinity, History, Mathematick's &c. a Catalogue of which, may be seen with the said Executrix, at the House of Samuel Hasell, Esq; in Front-Street Philadelphia."

N.B. The text for 27 July corrected "Intebted" in the first line to "Indebted."
Advertisement text (Gazette): "ALL Persons Indebted to the Estate of Joseph Growdon, Esq; deceas'd, are desired to make speedy Payment to his Executrix Hannah Growdon, and they that have any Demands against the said Estate are likewise desir'd to bring in their Accounts to be adjusted. Those who have borrowed any Books belonging to said Estate, are desired to return them.

To be SOLD, The Library of Joseph Growdon, Esq; containing most of the Reports, Entries, and other Law Books extant, with a valuable Collection of Divinity, History, Mathematicks &c. a Catalogue of which may be seen with the said Executrix, at the House of Samuel Hazel, Esq; in Front Street Philadelphia."

N.B. The text for 27 July sees the final "t" in "Front" dropped down into the next line.
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Date of birth
1652
Date of death
1738
Gender
male
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