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Benjamin Pratt

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1763-12-22
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Massachusetts Gazette and Boston News-Letter, 24 November 1763, p. 4; 9 December 1763, p. 4; 22 December 1763, p. 2
Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Boston Post-Boy & Advertiser, 28 November 1763, p. 1
Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Boston Gazette, 5 December 1763, p. 4
Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Boston Evening-Post, 12 December 1763, p. 3; 19 December 1763, p. 3
Library notes
Advertisement text (News-Letter, 24 November and 9 December): "PUblic Notice is hereby given, That the Law-Library of the late Honorable Benjamin Pratt, Esq; deceased, will be exposed to Sale at Public Auction, on Thursday the Twenty-second Day of December next, Three of the Clock, Afternoon, at the Probate-Office in Queen-Street, Boston: His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor having been pleased, out of particular Respect to the worthy Deceased, to permit the Sale to be there held."
Advertisement text (Post-Boy): "PUblic Notice is hereby given, That the Law-Library of the late Honorable Benjamin Pratt, Esq; deceased, will be exposed to Sale at Public Auction, on Thursday the Twenty-second Day of December next, Three of the Clock, Afternoon, at the Probate Office in Queen-Street, Boston: His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor having been pleased out of particular Respect to the worthy Deceased, to permit the Sale to be there held."
Advertisement text (Gazette): "PUblic Notice is hereby given, That the Law-Library of the late Honorable Benjamin Pratt, Esq; deceased, will be exposed to Sale at Public Auction, on Thursday the Twenty-second Day of December next, Three of the Clock, Afternoon, at the Probate-Office in Queen-Street, Boston: His Honor the Lieutenant Governor having been pleased, out of particular Respect to the worthy Deceased, to permit the Sale to be there held."
Advertisement text (Evening-Post): "Public Notice is hereby given, That the Law-Library of the late Hon. Benjamin Pratt, Esq; deceased, will be exposed to Sale at public Auction, on Thursday the 22d Day of December Instant, Three o'Clock, Afternoon, at the Probate-Office in Queen-street, Boston; His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor having been pleased, out of particular Respect to the worthy Deceased, to permit the Sale to be there held."
Advertisement text (News-Letter, 22 December): "PUblic Notice is hereby given. That the Law-Library of the late Honorable Benjamin Pratt, Esq; deceased, will be exposed to Sale at Public Auction, This Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, at the Probate-Office in Queen-Street, Boston: His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor having been pleased, out of particular Respect to the worthy Deceased, to permit the Sale to be there held."
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Date of birth
1711-03-13
Date of death
1763-01-06
Gender
male
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