Revolutionary solider

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Revolutionary solider - NEW JERSEY RELICS. Some of tbe Curios Exhibited...
NEW JERSEY RELICS. Some of tbe Curios Exhibited at the Great . " Failr.. "^ New Jersey shows the ivory handled sword worn by Major Elisha Walton, first major of the First Regiment of New Jersey troops at tbe battle of Monmouth. Walton was tbe great grandfather of John C. Uble, of Philadelphia. But Jersey displays mostly old chiustware and silverware, along with Pennsylvania. There is an old Delft tankard tankard of 1758, highly flowered, and another, owned by a Salem, N. J., revolutionary soldier, depleting a fat bibber, the rim of whose bat makes the lid, and who is clad in a blue coat and pumpktn^colored knickerbockers. knickerbockers. Ranged all along, old Delft plate, old"blue plate, 125 year old teaspoons, one used by Benjamin Franklin, salt tellers used jy Washington when he spilled salt with Lafayette, an old housewife and worsted jurse, a punch strainer and soup ladle, jeirlooms of tbe Biddle family and such relics galore. An old Ulster county Ga- ;ette, in mourning, contains a a poem "On the Death of George Washington, by a Young ~,ady."

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  1. The Daily Times,
  2. 20 Jun 1893, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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