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Samuel P. THOMPSON

Received 16 June 2001 from Michelle Bell bells45066@aol.com

I am a genealogist. I happened to be in Rome NY last week and went through some antique stores. In one of them was a sterling Christening mug for a Samuel P. Thompson. The inscription says To Samuel P. Thompson From His Grandmother. I purchased it and am trying to return it to the right family. 

It is quite ornate and beautiful and is numbered on the bottom. It was suggested I put a message out on your website. I can't even guess the age. I would say well over 100 years. Maybe 1800's? I am sure a silver smith could probably help date it. The stamp above the # says Wilcox Silver, we may be able to date it that way. At any rate I have no use for it but felt it shouldn't just be in an antique shop, it belonged to the family. Rome is near Syracuse NY if that helps. 

Thanks,

Michelle Bell bells45066@aol.com


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