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American Silversmiths

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John Targee
(c 1775-1850)

 

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John Targee

  • Born: c 1775
  • Died: 1850, New York City NY

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked from circa 1795 to 1807 as a silversmith in New York City NY
    Listed in city directories at 24 Gold Street until 1799.

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  • He was a partner from 1809 to 1814 with Peter Targee in New York City NY as I & P TARGEE with a shop at 192 Water Street, assuming the business of John Vernon. 4
  • Master to William Gale abt 1813 in New York City NY.
  • He worked from circa 1815 to 1839 as a silversmith in New York City NY

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  • Presentation sword, c 1815
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    l: 37 1/4"
    Presented posthumously to Brigadier General Daniel Davis (1777–1813) of the New York Militia, who died during the Battle of Erie on September 10, 1813.



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