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Type: Real
Size: Small (51 - 100)

Rev. Arthur Browne

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1773-11-02
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Newspaper advertisement for return of books: The New-Hampshire Gazette, 18 June 1773, p. 3; 25 June 1773, p. 3
Newspaper advertisement for sale: The New-Hampshire Gazette, 29 October 1773, p. 1; 22 April 1774, p. 2; 29 April 1774, p. 4; 6 May 1774, p. 4; 14 April 1775, p. 4; 21 April 1775, p. 3; 28 April 1775, p. 2
Library notes
Advertisement text (18 and 25 June 1773): "ALL PERSONS that have any DEMANDS of the Estate of the Rev. ARTHUR BROWN, late of Portsmouth, in the Province of New Hampshire, deceas'd, are desired to apply for Payment to GEORGE JAFFREY and SAMUEL PENHALLOW, of said Portsmouth, Esqrs; Executors of the last WILL of the deceas'd—And those who are Indebted to the Estate of said deceas'd are desir'd to make Payment to said Executors. And any Persons possessed of any BOOKS belonging to the Library of said deceas'd, are desired to return them speedily to the said Executors.
Portsmouth, June 16, 1773."
Advertisement text (29 October 1773): "TO BE SOLD, by PUBLIC VENDUE, To the Highest Bidder, at the Dwelling House of the Rev. ARTHUR BROWNE, late of Portsmouth, deceas'd, on Tuesday the second Day of November next, to be continued till perfected, THE Houshold Furniture, and a large and valuable LIBRARY belonging to the said deceas'd: Also a very good CHAISE HORSE and CHAISE, and a Cow. The foregoing Articles may be seen at said Place any Time before the Sale, Portsmouth, October 20th, 1773."
Advertisement text (22, 29 April and 6 May 1774): "TO BE SODD [sic], By PUBLIC VENDUE on Tuesday the 10th of May next, Five o'Clock P.M. at the Mansion-House of the late Reverend ARTHUR BROWNE, deceas'd, A Large Number of valuable BOOKS, Belonging to the Estate; a CATALOGUE thereof to be seen any Time at said Place.—All Persons having Books belonging to said Estate, are once more desired to return them to the Executors, for immediate Settlement. Portsmouth, April 20, 1774."
Advertisement text (14, 21, and 28 April 1775): "NOTICE is hereby given, that on Tuesday the second of May next, at 6 o'Clock, P.M. the Residue of that valuable LIBRARY of BOOKS of the Rev. ARTHUR BROWNE, late of Portsmouth, deceas'd will be sold by Public Vendue at the late Mansion House of the deceas'd; a Catalogue thereof may be seen at any Time before the said Sale. Portsmouth, April 12th 1775."
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Date of birth
1699
Date of death
1773-06-10
Gender
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