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Size: Small (51 - 100)

Rev. John Adams

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1740-05-29
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: New England Weekly Journal, 20 May 1740, p. 2
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Advertisement text: "TO be Sold by Publick Vendue, ON THURSDAY next 22d Instant (at Mr. Weekes's the Tobacconist) at 4 o'Clock Afternoon, by Nichols & Gerrish, sundry sorts of valuable Goods. As also two valuable Negroes, a Man & Woman. And on Thursday the 29th Instant, at the same Place will be Sold, A Catalogue of curious and valuable BOOKS, being the Library of the late Reverend and Learned Mr. John Adams, deceased. Catalogues of which may be had Monday next of Kneeland and Green over against the Prison."
See Sibley's 6:424-427 for several quotes about Adam's strong interest in literature.
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1705-03-26
Date of death
1740-01-23
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male
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