American Silversmiths

Josiah Stowell
(1750-)
Mary Leavins
(1752-)
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Orrin Stowell
(1785-1831)

 

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Orrin Stowell
  • Born: 20 Oct 1785, Mansfield Center CT
  • Died: 1 May 1831

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • He was a partner in 1806 with Otis Corbett in Worcester MA as CORBETT & STOWELL, in business at the sign of the gold watch, eight rods south of Worcester Bank. 16
  • Advertised in the Massachusetts Spy and National Aegis (Worcester MA), Feb 1806-Apr 1806, the partnership of Orrin Stowell and Otis Corbett under the firm name of CORBETT & STOWELL, in business at the sign of the Gold Watch, eight rods south of Worcester Bank. Stock included a complete assortment of jewelry, silver tea, table and salt spoons, silver sugar tongs, etc. 16
  • Advertised in the National Aegis, 17 Dec 1806, announcing the dissolution of the partnership of CORBETT & STOWELL, the business being cntinued by Corbett alone. 3
  • Advertised in the Vermont Mirror (Middlebury VT), 27 Oct 1813, that he had moved two doors north of Mattocks & Martin's store to the "Sign of the Silver Watch," where he offered for sale most kinds of articles in his line of business, i.e. gold beads; mourning and plain ear and finger rings; breast pins; necklaces, hair, steel, double and treble gilt watch chains; silver table, tea and salt spoons and sugar tongs. "Watches carefully repaired and all orders from abroad, by post or otherwise, punctually attended to. Cash paid for old Gold, Silver, Copper and Brass." 16
  • Advertised in the Vermont Mirror (Middlebury VT), 13 Jul 1814, his elegant assortment of jewelry from Boston which included knobs and drops; Baton's studded earrings; warranted to be pure silver table, tea, salt and cream spoons and sugar tongs; also silver pencil cases. He offered to buy for cash old gold and silver. He also sold gold and silver cord for military trimmings. 16
  • He was a partner in 1815-1817 with Josephus Brockway in Middlebury VT as STOWELL & BROCKWAY.
    16
  • Advertised in the National Standard (Middlebury VT), 9 Apr 1815, the partnership of STOWELL & BROCKWAY. They noted they had received some elegant tea trays of different sizes and brass and silver plated candlesticks.
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