Do you have additional information about this person or library? Or about another person's library that
should be added? Are you interested in helping out with a Legacy Libraries project? Contact
Jeremy Dibbell (email@example.com), or start with the
Kevin J. Hayes, "Portraits of the Mind: Ebenezer Devotion and Ezra Stiles." The New England Quarterly 70:4 (December 1997), pp. 616-630
Probate inventory; published in Robert F. Trent, "New London County Joined Chairs: Legacy of a Provincial Elite." Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin 50 (Fall 1985), pp. 193-194
Newspaper advertisement for return of books: The New-London Gazette, 27 September 1771, p. 3; 11 October 1771, p. 4
Advertisement text: "This is to desire all Persons who have in their Custody any of the BOOKS belonging to the Library of the late Rev'd Ebenezer Devotion, of Windham, that they would be kind enough to return them to me the Subscriber, as soon as they conveniently can. EBEN. DEVOTION, Executor. Windham, 23d Sept. 1771."
Also note Devotion's portrait, painted with his library (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)