Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Kover watch lost in Boston 1761 - reference

From P142 of The arts & crafts in New England, 1704-1775  
gleanings from Boston newspapers relating to
painting, engraving, silversmiths, pewterers, clockmakers, furniture,
pottery, old houses, costume, trades and occupations, &c ...

By George Francis Dow.
Published 1927

" —— KOVER. — Lost in Boston, on Thursday last, a Silver Watch, with a scollapt Face, made by Mr Kover of London, a Silver Chain, and two Silver Seals, one of which has a Compass in the Seal; The Nubb of the Spring is broke off. ... $3 reward.
Boston Gazette, Nov. 2, 1761."

$3 reward!!

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