Property of the descendants of Benjamin Franklin
An American coin silver urn form coffee pot
Bailey & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1848-78
The underside of foot engraved with the presentation inscription: Presented to/Mrs. William J. Duane,/Granddaughter of Dr. Franklin./as a testimonial of respect/for her own Virtues and for those of/her Husband,/late Secretary of the United States Treasury/whose regard for the Laws was visited/on him by deprivation of Office/loss of Official favor and/political and partisan persecution
Together with a printed genealogy document, approximately 35 oz troy gross.
height 12in (30.4cm); length over handle and spout 11 1/4in (28.6cm) (2)
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