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

Rev. Samuel Checkley, Jr.

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Newspaper advertisement for sale: Boston Gazette and Country-Journal, 2 October 1769, p. 2; 9 October 1769, p. 4
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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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Samuel Adams (brother-in-law)
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