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Edward Holyoke

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Library date
1660-06-19
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Library size (titles)
8 identified
Unknown number unidentified
Library size (volumes)
8 identified
Unknown number unidentified
Sources
Will; published in The Probate Records of Essex County, Massachusetts I:312-313 (dated 25 December 1658)
Probate inventory; published in The Probate Records of Essex County, Massachusetts I:308-311 (taken 19 June 1660)
Library notes
Will: "I haue composed a booke and do bestowe vpon each of my sonns in Law a booke as their best legacy beseeching the heauenly father to instruct them & my daughters chiefly in the holy scriptures & vsing that help as a means for the Lord to vnderstand the scriptures, & the Lord God by his good Spirit bless the holy scriptures, & this helpe of their ffather & the publique ministry & any sound bookes of instruction | and I doubt not soe that my booke will giue them an hint of all sound doctrine: and an hint of all false & vnworthy doctrine. ... As for my bookes & writings: I giue my son Holyoke all the bookes that are at Lynn: as also the yron chest. And the bookes I haue in my study that are mr Broughtons works I giue him: he only can make vse of them: & like wise I giue him all my manuscripts whatsoever: & I giue him that large new Testamt in folio wth wast[e] pap[er] betweene euery leafe that I give him. As also mr Ainsworth on the 5. bookes of Moses & the psalms: & my Dictionary & Tremollins Bible in Latin: & my Latin comen[tary on] Daniel bound together: these I giue to my son Holyoke. & a pt of the N Testamt: in folio wth wast[e] pap[er] betwene euery leafe: & the great mapps of genealogy & that old manuscript called a synassight."
Probate inventory: "Bookes at Lynne & Rumney Marsh," valued at £20
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Date of birth
1585
Date of death
1660-05-04
Gender
male
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