American Silversmiths

Leffert Pietersen Van Haughwout
(Abt 1645-1704)
Aukerse Van Nuyse
(Abt 1654-1748)
Pieter Lefferts


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Pieter Lefferts
  • Born: 18 May 1680, Flatbush NY
  • Died: 13 Mar 1774, Flatbush NY

  Events in his life were:

  • Advertised in the The New-York Gazette, 1 Oct 1733,
    Stole at Flatbush on Long-Island, One Silver Tankerd, a piece of Money in the Led of King Charles II, and the Led all engraved, a Coat of Arms, before (in it Man on a Waggon with two Horses) mark’d on the Handle, L P A. One Silver Tankerd plain, with a Piece of Money in the Led, mark’d on the Handle A P or A L. One Cup with two twisted Ears chas’d with Skutchens, marked L P A. One Tumbler marked L P A. One Dutch Beker weighs about 28 Ounces, Engraved all around, marked L P A. All the above were made by Mr. Jacob Boelen, Stamp’d IB. One large Cup with two cast Ears, with Heads upon them and a Coat of Arms, Engraved thereon. One Cup with two Ears, a small hole in the Bottom…Whoever can inform Peter Lefferts of Flatbush on Long-Island, or Abraham Lefferts in New-York, so that it may be had again, shall have Fifteen Pounds Reward and no Question asked.

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