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Subject: [NH~Old-News] New Article for United States - New Hampshire
Date: Sun, 02 Mar 2008 11:48:55 -0600
A new article has been added at Newspaper Abstracts > United States > New Hampshire > Rockingham
Direct link to article: http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/link.php?id=54822
Submitted by: Gigimo
Article Title: The Boston Gazette
Article Date: September 5 1737
Article Description: Obituary of Benjamin GAMBLING.
Portsmouth in New Hampshire, Sept 2.
Yesterday died here the Hon. Benjamin GAMBLING, Esq., who was a gentleman of a great deal of natural wit, and a good scholar; he was a strict adherent to justice and truth, a true lover of his country, and a zealous supporter of its privileges. He was a member of His Majesty's Council, one of the Justices of the Superior Court, Judge of Probate, and Deputy Judge of the Vice-Admiralty; the duty of which offices he discharged with a good capacity, and equal fidelity. He was formerly Clerk of the Inferior Court, then High Sheriff, an afterwards a Pleader of the Law, and got himself a good character in their business by his ability and honesty. He died in the faith of Jesus, was a found believer, with catholick principles and an extensive charity.
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