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Type: Real
Size: Medium (101 - 500)

Rev. Joseph Secombe

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1761-04-22
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"above five Hundred Volumes"
Sources
Newspaper advertisement for sale: New-Hampshire Gazette, 24 April 1761, p. 2; 8 May 1761, p. 2; 22 May 1761, p. 4
Manuscript catalog; New Hampshire Historical Society (photostat at Harvard College Library, according to Colonial Collegians)
Library notes
Advertisement text: "THE LIBRARY of the late Rev. Mr. Joseph Secombe, consisting of above five Hundred Volumes, to be SOLD at his late Mansion-House in Kingston, where Attendance will be given the second and fourth Wednesdays of the six following Months, by Josiah Bartlett, Attorney to the Administratix.

N.B. A Catalogue of the Books may be seen at said House, and at the Probate-Office in Portsmouth.

April 22d. 1761."
During his years as a missionary Secombe also received shipments of books from the Bray Associates in London (see his biography in Sibley's via Colonial Collegians)
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Date of birth
1706-06-14
Date of death
1760-09-15
Gender
male
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