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Type: Real
Size: Small (51 - 100)

Dr. John Michael Brown

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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Pennsylvania Gazette, 11 April 1751, p. 2; 18 April 1751, p. 3
Will; dated 5 December 1750, proved 19 December 1750. Published in Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, Vol. 16 (1905), pp. 306-308
Probate inventory; taken 29 January 1751. Published in Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, Vol. 16 (1905), pp. 308-312
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Advertisement text: "To be sold at publick vendue, on Monday, the 22d day of this inst. April, at the house where Robert Meade now dwells, next door to Anthony Morris, jun. in Water-street, the houshold furniture of the late Dr. John Michael Brown; WEaring apparel, bedding, sundry books in physick, history, law, &c. a parcel of medicines, an iron stove for a chamber, a parcel of plate, an escrutore, with several other articles too tedious to mention. The sale to begin at ten a clock in the afternoon, and continue till all are sold."
Will text: "... I give unto my sister Eleanor Murphy all my Plate except what belongs to the Church Vestments & to Thadee Murphy her Husband I give all my Books and Drugs ..."
Probate inventory includes "a pcell of books," valued at £12
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