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Type: Real
Size: Medium (101 - 500)

Dr. Ebenezer Campbell

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1752-08-14
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Unknown: "a valuable collection of books on physic, surgery, and various other subjects"
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Virginia Gazette, 14 August 1752, p. 3
Noted in George L. McKay, American Book Auction Catalogues 1713-1934: A Union List. New York Public Library (1937), p. 44
Noted in "Libraries in Colonial Virginia," WMQ 6:1 (July, 1897), p. 41
Library notes
Advertisement text: "To be SOLD to the highest Bidder, On Thursday the 20th of this Instant, at Blandford, on Appomattox River, a choice Assortment of Medicine, and Chirurgick Instruments, with a valuable Collection of Books on Physick, Surgery, and various other Subjects, together with sundry valuable Horses, Liquors, Beds, and other Houshold Furniture, being the personal Estate of Doctor Ebenezer Campbell, deceas'd. Six Months Credit will be allowed for any Sum above 5 l. the Purchaser giving Bond with Security. All Persons indebted to him are requested to make speedy Payment, and his Creditors are desired to bring in their Accounts as soon as possible, that they may be discharged. A Catalogue of the Books, Medicines, &c. may be seen at his Shop, in Blandford, any Time before the Day of Sale." The advertisement is signed by Hugh Miller, Richard Weir, and Roger Atkinson as Administrators.
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Date of birth
1700
Date of death
1752
Gender
male
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