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Robert Jenkins

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1774-01-04
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: Boston Evening-Post, 20 December 1773, Supplement, p. 1; 3 January 1774, p. 3
Newspaper advertisement for sale: Supplement to the Massachusetts-Gazette and Boston News-Letter, 30 December 1773, p. 3
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Advertisement text (Evening-Post, 20 December 1773): "On TUESDAY the 28th Instant, At TEN o'Clock in the Morning, Will be Sold by PUBLIC VENDUE, At the House of Mr. ROBERT JENKINS, deceased, in Back-Street, All the Houshold Furniture and other valuable Effects belonging to said deceased.——
R. GOULD, Auctioneer.
N.B. On TUESDAY the 4th of January, the LIBRARY of said JENKINS will be Sold at said GOULD's Auction-Office in Back-Street."
Advertisement text (Supplement to the Massachusetts-Gazette and Boston News-Letter): "At GOULD's Auction-Office In Back-Street, On TUESDAY next, At Half past NINE o'Clock in the Morning, Will be Sold by PUBLIC VENDUE, The Library of the late Mr. Robert Jenkins, deceased, with many other valuable Books received from different Hands, consisting of near one hundred Volumes of the Universal, the n[ew] Universal, the London and the Gentleman's Magazin[es] all neatly Bound; about two hundred loose ditto, together with a large Collection in Divinity, History, Philosophy, Mathematicks, Voyages, Travels, Commerce, Plays, Novels, Geography, Dictionaries, &c. &c. &c. Also one large Glass Case suitable for a Gentleman's Library, with sundry others fit for Stores or Shops. R. GOULD, Auctioneer.
N.B. The Books may be viewed the Day before the Sale, but no Catalogues will be published."
Advertisement text (Evening-Post, 3 January 1774): "At GOULD's Auction-Office, in Back-Street, TO-MORROW, At Half past NINE o'Clock, in the Morning, Will be Sold by PUBLIC VENDUE, The Library of the late Mr. Robert Jenkins, deceased, with many other with many other valuable Books received from different Hands, consisting of near one hundred Volumes of the Universal, the new Universal, the London and the Gentleman's Magazines, all neatly Bound; about two hundred loose ditto; together with a large Collection in Divinity, History, Philosophy, Mathematicks, Voyages, Travels, Commerce, Plays, Novels, Geography, Dictionaries, &c. &c. &c. Also one large Glass Case suitable for a Gentleman's Library, with sundry others fit for Stores or Shops. R. GOULD, Auctioneer.
N.B. The Books may be viewed this Day."
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