Artifact Detail




Artifact #: I2018.001.074
Dimensions: H 24X W 0.1 X L 14 CM
Weight: 44.60 g
Medium: paper
Condition: Good; Card with object. This piece must stay as a part of the paper collections of the Bixby. Incredible piece with local history ties and document in fantestic shape.
Condition Report Year: 2018
Description: The Vergennes Machine Cmpany Sole Manufacturers of J.P. Flanders Pumping Machinery for Town and City Supply Vergennes, Vt. 1875
Inscription/Marks: Found in the writing desk belonging to Strong Family
Date/Period: 1875
Provenance: Strong Family-Asa and his borthers Samuel,and Luke came from Addison VT and operated mills on the falls. Samuel Strong was a general and brought troops to Plattsburgh in the War of 1812 against the wishes of the VT governor. Asa, Samuel, and Lukes houses are all still standing on Main Street. The Strong House Inn was Samuel Paddock Strong's house. Samuel Paddock Strong was General Samuel Strong's son. General Samuel Strong and Asa Strong are buried in the Vergennes Burying Ground. note by Susan Ferland
Maker/Artist: Free Press and Printing Steam Book
Maker/Artist Dates: No information available
Maker Birthplace: No information available
Maker Nationality: No information available
Source: No information available