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American Silversmiths

William Mitchell
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William Mitchell
(1795-1852)

 

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William Mitchell

  • Born: 1795, Boston MA
  • Died: 3 Sep 1852, White Sulfur Springs WV

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark

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  • Alternate Mark
  • He was a partner on 11 Feb 1818 with Elisha Taft in Richmond VA as TAFT & MITCHELL. It is not known if they manufactured any silver goods or were simply retailers. 17
  • He worked from circa 1825 to 1845 as a silversmith and jeweler in Richmond VA from a shop at 108 West Main Street. He offered, together with jewelry, plate, and watches, any goods in silver "made to order." 17

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  • Tea service, c 1851
    Private Collection
    h: 10" (teapot)
    h: 13" (kettle including stand)
    Engraved "Presented to Frederick Boyden By his Friends Richmond, VA July, 1851." Boyden was landlord of the Exchange Hotel in Richmond, VA, 1841-1851.


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  • Detail of inscription



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