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Abiah Holbrook

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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Massachusetts Gazette, and Boston Weekly News-Letter, 24 May 1770, p. 3; 31 May 1770, p. 4
Newspaper advertisement for sale: Supplement to the Boston Gazette, 5 June 1769, p. 4; 12 June 1769, p. 4
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Advertisement text (Massachusetts Gazette): "These are to desire all Persons that are indebted to the Estate of Abiah Holbrook, late of Boston, School-master, deceased, to make immediate Payment to the Subscriber, to enable her to discharge the Demands on said Estate.
REBECCA HOLBROOK, Administratix.
BOOKS, &c. There is to be Sold at the House of the deceased in the Common, A large Collection of Books, in Divinity, History, Arithmetic, Architecture, &c. Also, Writing Books, small Picture-Books for Children.
N.B. Two fine Swords, one silver hilted."
Advertisement text (Boston Gazette): "ALL Persons indebted to, or that have any Demands, upon the Estate of Mr. ABIAH HOLBROOK, late of Boston, School-Master, deceased, are desired to bring in their Accounts to REBECCA HOLBROOK, sole Executrix to said Estate.
N.B. Said Executrix has a large COLLECTION OF BOOKS in most Branches of Literature, among which are a great Variety of Singing Books, which will be sold cheap—Several Sorts of Paper, &c. &c.
She has also good Accommodations for Boarders, at her House in the Common. Boston, May 29, 1769."
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