Benjamin Carter d.1727

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Benjamin CARTER d.1727

Biographical Note

Of Surrey. BA Jesus College, Cambridge 1704, MA 1707; the advertisement for his book sale describes him as DD. Rector of St Martin Outwich, London, 1719, vicar of West Ham 1725; he was also a royal chaplain.


Carter's library was auctioned in London, beginning 9 December 1728. No catalogue survives, but the sale was advertised in the Daily Post. An inventory of his goods survives at the National Archives.


  • Alston, R. C., Inventory of sale catalogues ... 1676-1800, St Philip, 2010.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.