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Badger, John (fl. 1778) [List of books bought at vendue]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08430 Author/Creator: Badger, John (fl. 1778) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document Date: 13 May 1778 Pagination: 2 p. ; 11.6 x 9.5 cm.

Summary of Content: List of books bought at vendue. Includes Pliny's "Letters," Cole's "Dictionary," and "Telemachus. All in all about 50 books seem to have been purchased. The total came to £31.7.0. Signed by Badger that payment was received.

People: Badger, John, fl. 1778

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceBook SellingClassical World and Ancient CivilizationLiterature and Language ArtsEducationArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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