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Library Summary

Status: Proposed
Type: Real
Size: Small (51 - 100)

Rev. Samuel Checkley, Jr.

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Library Information
Library date
1769-11-01
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Library size (titles)
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Sources
Newspaper advertisement for sale: Boston Gazette and Country-Journal, 2 October 1769, p. 2; 9 October 1769, p. 4
Library notes
Advertisement text: "To be Sold by Public Vendue, on Wednesday the First Day of November next, precisely at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, at the House of Mrs. Elizabeth Checkley, in Hanover-Street. A Large and Valuable Collection of Books, consisting chiefly of Divinity and History, being the Library of her late Husband the Rev. Samuel Checkley, jun. deceas'd,—Among which are the following celebrated Authors, viz. [seventeen authors listed] With many other Authors, viz. [ten other authors] Too many to be enumerated. N.B. Attendance will be given at said House the Day before the Sale, to show said Library."
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Total book value
£43
Total inventory value
I'Contributors
Entity Information
Date of birth
1723-12-27
Date of death
1768-03-19
Gender
male
Places of residence
Education
Occupations
Legacy connections
Samuel Adams (brother-in-law)
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