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Size: Medium (101 - 500)

John Tufton Mason

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1766-06-12
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The New-Hampshire Gazette, 6 June 1766, p. 3
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Advertisement text: "TO BE SOLD, On Thursday next, the 12th Inst. At Public Vendue, ALL the Houshold Furniture belonging to Col. JOHN TUFTON MASON, Esq; consisting of Tables, Chairs, Desk, Walnut Press, Beds, &c. Kitchen Furniture. Also a genteel Cart, Carriage of a Chaise, &c. Together with all his Books, consisting of Divinity, History, Plays, &c. among which Collection is a large compleat History of the Bible, printed on Royal paper, with a variety of Cuts.
The Sale to begin precisely at Three of the Clock Afternoon, at the Mansion House of said MASON; which HOUSE, Out-Houses, &c. commodiously situated, are to be Let: Also a Double House and Store, with a Lot for a Garden. For particulars, enquire of the Printers hereof."
There may be documentation of this sale at the Portsmouth Athenaeum in the Warner House papers.
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1713-04-29
Date of death
1787-08-08
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male
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