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Library Summary

Status: Completed
Type: Real
Size: Medium (101 - 500)

Col. John Baylor

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Library Information
Library date
1772
Location
Library size (titles)
105 identified
~15 unitemized
Library size (volumes)
333
Sources
Letterbooks, 1749-65. Baylor Family Papers, Virginia Historical Society
Virginia Gazette Daybooks, 1750-52 and 1764-66
Transcription of an inventory of Baylor's library, preserved in the proceedings of Daingerfield v. Rootes
Thomas Katheder, The Baylors of Newmarket: The Decline and Fall of a Virginia Planter Family. Bloomingon, Ind., and New York: iUniverse (2009)
Library notes
Unidentified works:

- "Humbrays[?]" in estate inventory of John Baylor III (valued at 5 shillings)

- "37 books half worn" in estate inventory of John Baylor III (valued at 50 shillings)

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Date of birth
1705
Date of death
1772
Gender
male
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