Dr Rowland presents Sherman watch

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Dr Rowland presents Sherman watch - - The Roger Sherman "Watch. An Interesting...
- The Roger Sherman "Watch. An Interesting Interesting "household god" was recently Bhown to us. It was a primitive - looking silver watcb, made in France in 1760, that belonged to Roger Sherman was in bis fob when he stood with Jefferson, &c., before Hancock, reporting "The Declaration of Independence." Independence." In 1775 it was presented by Roger Sherman to his nephew, Roger Mlnot Sherman, for his high collegiate attainments, by whom it was worn until shortly before hiB death, when he presented it to his warm personal iriend, Doctor Charles Rowland, of Brooklyn, who, after wearing it twenty - five years, with a discriminating and patriotic sense of the "fitness "fitness of things," is about to present tbiB eminently historical relic to a uescendant, who is not only worthy of, but has ndded lustre to tbe name ol tbe signers of the Declaration of Independence General Sherman, whoso memorablo march inscribes his name upon tbo tablet of fame next to those of Hannibal and Napoleon. Napoleon. N. T. Commercial Advertiser.

Clipped from The Brooklyn Daily Eagle16 Dec 1867, MonPage 10

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, New York)16 Dec 1867, MonPage 10
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