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Lot 86A: Books Used by Solomon Lincoln

Collection of five books used and noted by Solomon Lincoln (1804-1886) to write his history, showing a copy of Hingham: very fine tooled leather bound book of records for the Town of Hingham, starting with June 1635 by David Hobart, giving dates of births, baptisms, deaths and marriages, carried through the early 18th c. by David and Lydia Hobart, and into the 19th c. by Noah Hobart and also copied notes from Daniel Cushing, and ending in a statement by Solomon Lincoln “I completed the foregoing copies of old manuscripts, Dec 20, 1860.”; Thick leather bound book with paper covers, 18th and 19th c. history of families of Hingham – Lincoln, Lewis and Jones, Sprague and French, Hobart, Whiton, Loring, Stodder, Carthell, Lane, Beal, Ripley, Tower, and Marsh; Red leather book with gold tooling, notes on Hingham residents, signed “Solomon Lincoln Jr. Hingham 1827”; Another marbleized covered book of handwritten notes of “Samuel Lincoln Jr., Hingham, Mass.”, including a copy of Cotton Mather’s Magnolia, The Life of Mr. Peter Hobart; Another marbleized covered book Pamphlets, Vol. III, Sermons, signed “S. Lincoln, 1829” on fly leaf, includes seven sermons by Joseph Richardson, and Ebenezer Gay, delivered to the First Parish Church of Hingham in the 1820’s, (consigned by direct descendant of Solomon Lincoln). 

Estimate: $300-500

Collection of five books used and noted by Solomon Lincoln (1804-1886) to write his history, showing a copy of Hingham: very fine tooled leather bound book of records for the Town of Hingham, starting with June 1635 by David Hobart, giving dates of births, baptisms, deaths and marriages, carried through the early 18th c. by David and Lydia Hobart, and into the 19th c. by Noah Hobart and also copied notes from Daniel Cushing, and ending in a statement by Solomon Lincoln “I completed the foregoing copies of old manuscripts, Dec 20, 1860.”; Thick leather bound book with paper covers, 18th and 19th c. history of families of Hingham – Lincoln, Lewis and Jones, Sprague and French, Hobart, Whiton, Loring, Stodder, Carthell, Lane, Beal, Ripley, Tower, and Marsh; Red leather book with gold tooling, notes on Hingham residents, signed “Solomon Lincoln Jr. Hingham 1827”; Another marbleized covered book of handwritten notes of “Samuel Lincoln Jr., Hingham, Mass.”, including a copy of Cotton Mather’s Magnolia, The Life of Mr. Peter Hobart; Another marbleized covered book Pamphlets, Vol. III, Sermons, signed “S. Lincoln, 1829” on fly leaf, includes seven sermons by Joseph Richardson, and Ebenezer Gay, delivered to the First Parish Church of Hingham in the 1820’s, (consigned by direct descendant of Solomon Lincoln). 

Estimate: $300-500