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January 31, 2013

This Day in History

On this day in 1806, the most noble, Lord Timothy Dexter — “First in the East” — published for sale at the bookstore of Thomas and Whipple, sign of Johnson’s Head, Market Square, a full-length portrait of himself with his dog, engraved from life by James Akin.

—Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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