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Samuel Ely Hamlin
  • Born: 30 Jun 1774, Providence RI
  • Died: 14 Apr 1864, Providence RI

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  • Alternate Mark
    Possibly used by his father, Samuel Hamlin, as well.
  • He worked in 1801-1851 as a pewtersmith in Providence RI having taken over the shop at 109 North Main Street at his father's death. In the 1850 directory, he is listed at 121 North Main. 11

  • Porringer, 1801-1851
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    l: 5 3/8"
  • Advertised in the Providence Gazette (Providence RI), 1807, informing the public that he carried 'a good assortment of Pewter Ware, Superior to any imported, except from London.' He offered 'Platters, Plates, Basins and Porringers of different sizes, Quart and Pint Pots, Soup Ladles, Tumblers and sundry other articles. Also at retail Bed Pans and Teapots of different sizes and kinds, Hard Metal, Iron and pewter spoons and various Articles in the Brass Line' in his shop 'nearly opposite the Episcopalian Church, next door North, Mr. Henry Russell.' 11
  • Advertised in the Providence Gazette (Providence RI), 27 Jul 1811, offering pewter in various forms and announcing also the manufacture of 'Brittania Metal' teapots and tumblers. 11

  • Porringer, c 1840
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  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Providence RI, listed as a tin worker.

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