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John Spooner

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1769-11-24
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Massachusetts Gazette, and the Boston Post-Boy and Advertiser, 20 November 1769, p. 3
Newspaper advertisement for sale: Boston News-Letter, 23 November 1769, p. 3
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Advertisement text (Post-Boy): "On Wednesday next, At TEN o'Clock in the Morning, Will be sold by PUBLIC VENDUE, at the House of the late Mr. JOHN SPOONER in Marlborough-Street, near the Province House ———All his elegant House Furniture, consisting of best Mohogony and other Chairs, Dining Tables, Tea Tables, and Card Table, Mohogony Desk and Book Case, Cabinet and Chest Draws, Bureau, Sconts and Pier Glasses, a most excellent Eight Day Clock and Gold Watch, Marble Slab, elegant Pictures, one Red and White Copper Plate Bed and Window Curtains, a Crimson Harrateen Bed and Window Curtains, one Blue and White Bed, Mohogony Four Post and other Besteds, Feather Beds, Quilts and other Bedding, Table Linnen, genteel Handirons, Shovels & Tongs, a great Variety of China and Glass Ware, All kinds of Kitchen Furniture, in Brass, Copper, Iron & Tin, a Quantity of Sterling Madeira and other Wines, a number of Books of the best Authors, &c. &c.———
J. RUSSELL, Auctioneer.
The Sale will begin exactly at Ten on Wednesday next, and continue 'till the whole is sold. The Furniture may be seen on Tuesday next."
Advertisement text (News-Letter): "To-Morrow Morning. At TEN o'Clock, Will be continued the Sale of the House Furniture belonging to the Estate of Mr. JOHN SPOONER, by PUBLIC VENDUE, consisting of Feather Beds, Bedsteads & Bedding, Table Linnen,--a variety of Kitchen Furniture, in Copper, Brass, Iron and Tin, &c. &c. &c.
Also, a neat Gold WATCH, the Library of the deceas'd, among which are many valuable Books, both which will be put up at 12 o'Clock.
Sale will begin precisely at TEN with the Kitchen Furniture.
J. RUSSELL, Auctioneer."
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