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Type: Real
Size: Large (501 - 1000)

Arthur Middleton

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Unknown: "Books &c."; "a Large Library of Books"
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Estate inventory; Charleston, SC Probate Records (taken 25 February 1793)
Extant copy (Middleton Place)
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Estate inventory:

- For Cedar Grove plantation, inventory includes an entry for "one Mahogany Book Case with Books & two Images ... one Microscope ... [&.]" all valued at £20; "Trumpery in Garret consisting of old Carpets, old Trunks, & Books &c." valued at £7

- For Middleton plantation, inventory includes entries for "one [Mahogany] Book Case, with Glass Doors" valued with other furniture at £17/10 and "a Large Library of Books" valued at £500
Much of Middleton Place library destroyed by fire, 1865
Edmund Burke, A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origins of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful. London, (1761). Signed "Arthur Middleton 1761" on title page. Copy at Middleton Place.
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