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Stephen Reeves
(abt 1724-)


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Stephen Reeves

  • Born: abt 1724, Hopewell Cumberland NJ

  General notes:

Silversmith (tentative identification)

  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark (tentative attribution)
  • He worked c 1744 as a silversmith in Bridgeton NJ 8
  • He worked c 1754 as a silversmith in Burlington NJ 8
  • He worked from 1766 to 1774 as a silversmith in Philadelphia PA with shop at Horse Alley and Second Street. 8
  • He worked c 1775 as a silversmith in Georgetown MD
  • He worked c 1776 as a silversmith in New York City NY
  • Advertised in the The New-York Gazette and the Weekly Mercury (New York City NY), 7 Oct 1776,
    "Stephen Reeves, Gold and Silver Smith, Living near the corner of Burling's Slip, in Queen-Street, opposite Mr. Benjamin Getfield's, Breeches-maker, New-York: Takes this method to inform his friends and customers, and the public in general, that he now carries on his business as usual, such as making and mending all kinds of gold and silver ware, mounting and mending swords, and making all sorts of jeweller's work, &c. &c
    He returns his sincere thanks for all past favours, and hopes for a continuance of the same, as he flatters himself of giving general satisfaction to all who may be pleased to employ him. N.B. Ready money given for old gold and silver."

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