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Type: Real
Size: Medium (101 - 500)

Rev. Benjamin Colman

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1748-07-07
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Boston Weekly Post-Boy, 20 June 1748, p. 2; 27 June 1748, p. 2; 4 July 1748, p. 2
Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Boston Weekly News-Letter, 23 June 1748, p. 2; 30 June 1748, p. 2
Extant copies: Massachusetts Historical Society, Harvard University
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Advertisement text: "TO be Sold by AUCTION by Benjamin Church on Thursday the 7th of July next, (the Day after Commencement) The Library of the Rev. Dr. Benjamin Colman, deceas'd, consisting of the best Authors on all Subjects. The Sale to be at the Mansion-House of the Deceas'd, and to begin at 4 o'Clock in the Afternoon."
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Date of birth
1673-10-19
Date of death
1747-08-29
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male
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