Bookplate of James Sacket

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Original Bookplate that belonged to James Sacket and is dated 1750.

James Sacket 1722-1784, of New York City, son of Judge Joseph and Hannah Alsop Sacket, was married, Nov. 2, 1749, to Frances Dekay, granddaughter of Col. Francis Dekay and his wife Christiana Duncan, and great-granddaughter of Jacobus Tunis Dekay. James Sacket was a merchant of New York City, and from 1760 to 1765 a member of the New York Chamber of Commerce. 
This Bookplate is cut directly from a book within Sacket’s Collection and the reverse features the marble print found within many books of the time period. The bookplate also features writing in pencil “NYC 1722-1784, Merchant, Member of NY Chamber of Commerce 1760-65” 

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