HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Library Summary

Status:
Type: Real
Size: Medium (101 - 500)

Rev. Samuel Finley

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Legacy Libraries Common Knowledge help page.
Library Information
Library date
1766-08-19
Location
Library size (titles)
Library size (volumes)
Sources
Newspaper advertisement for sale: The New-York Mercury, 4 August 1766, p. 3
Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Pennsylvania Gazette, 14 August 1766, p. 3
Library notes
Advertisement text (Mercury): "TO be sold, by Public Vendue, on the 19th of August inst. at the President's house in Princetown, all the personal estate of the late Rev. Dr. Samuel Finley, consisting of two Negro women, a negro man, and three negro children. Houshold Furniture, Horses and neat. Cattle, a light Waggon; a new Chaise, a Sleigh, some Hay and Grain, together with a Variety of farming utensils. Also a Choice Collection of Books, Religious, Moral and Historical, containing the complete Library of the Deceased. The Negroes will be disposed of at private Sale, previous to the Day appointed for the Vendue, should a suitable Price be offered: The Negro Women understand all Kinds of House Work, and the Negro Man is well fitted for the Business of Farming in all its Branches. The Conditions of the Vendue will be made known on the Day of Sale. All those who are indebted to the said Estate, by Bond, Note, or Book Debts, are desired to make immediate Payment to the Subscribers, and such as have any Demands against the Estate, are desired to send their Accounts properly attested to JONATHAN SERGEANT, jun. in Princetown, SAMUEL BREESE, in New-York, Executor."
Advertisement text (Gazette): "TO be SOLD, at public vendue, on the 19th of this instant August, at the President's house in Princetown, all the personal estate of the late Reverend Dr. SAMUEL FINLEY; consisting of Two Negroe women, a Negroe man, and three Negroe children, houshold furniture, horses, and neat cattle, a light waggon, a new chaise, a sleigh, some hay and grain, together with a variety of farming utensils. Also a choice collection of books, religious, moral and historical, containing the complete library of the deceased. The Negroes will be disposed of at private sale, previous to the day appointed for the vendue, should a suitable price be offered for them. The Negroe woman understands all kinds of house-work, and the Negroe man is well fitted for the business of farming, in all its branches. The conditions of the vendue will be made known on the day of sale. All those who are indebted to the said estate by bond, note, or book debts, are desired to make immediate payment to the subscribers; and such as have any demands against the estate, are desired to send their accounts, properly attested, to JONATHAN SERGEANT, junior, in Princetown, or SAMUEL BREESE, Executor, in New-York.  *W"
Links
Provenance marks
Legacy categories
Total book value
Total inventory value
I'Contributors
Entity Information
Date of birth
1715-07-02
Date of death
1766-07-17
Gender
male
Places of residence
Education
Occupations
Legacy connections
About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 129,020,242 books! | Top bar: Always visible