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Newspaper advertisement for sale: New-York Journal, 30 August 1770, p. 131; 13 September 1770, p. 144; 20 September 1770, p. 152
Newspaper advertisement for sale: New-York Gazette, and Weekly Mercury, 3 September 1770, p. 4
Advertisement text (Journal): "To be sold at public Vendue, at Perth-Amboy, during the Supreme Court, in the Term of September next, The Library of LAW-BOOKS, BELONGING to the Estate of the late Honourable Lewis Morris Ashfield, Esq; by V. Pearse Ashfield, Administrator. Aug. 20th, 1770."
Advertisement text (Gazette): "To be sold at public Vendue, at Perth-Amboy, during the supreme court, in the term of September inst. The library of LAW-BOOKS, BELONGING to the estate of the late honourable Lewis Morris Ashfield, Esq; by V. Pearse Ashfield, administrator."