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Owen Harris

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1761-07-23
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: Boston Evening-Post, 20 July 1761, p. 3; 27 July 1761, p. 3
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Advertisement text (20 July): "TO BE SOLD by PUBLIC VENDUE, On THURSDAY the 23d Inst. at 3 o'Clock P.M. at the House of Mr. Owen Harris, deceased, SUndry Mathematical Instruments, viz. One Pair of Globes, an Azimuth Compass, an Amplitude ditto, a Brass Theodolite in a Case, a plain Table with Triangles, &c. a four Rod Chain and Brass Protractors, one Case of Instruments, one Foot Sector, one Brass 6 Inch ditto. one Microscope, 1 Brass and 1 Wood Sinical Quadrant, a Gunter's Quadrant, Sliding Gunter, &c. —— As also, sundry Books on the Mathematicks, Divinity, History, Geography, and the Classicks."
Advertisement text (27 July): "TO be SOLD by PUBLIC VENDUE, On Thursday next, the 30th Inst. at Three o'Clock P.M. at the House of Mr. Owen Harris, deceased, SUndry Mathematical Instruments, viz. One Pair of Globes, an Azimuth Compass, an Amplitude ditto, a Brass Theodolite in a Case, a plain Table, with Triangles, &c. a four Rod Chain and Brass Protractors, one Case of Instruments, one Foot Sector, one Brass 6 Inch Ditto, one Microscope, a Gunter's Quadrant, Sliding Gunter, &c. —— Also a large Remainder of Books unsold, to be disposed of at the same Time."
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Date of birth
1675
Date of death
1761-03-15
Gender
male
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