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A SILVER TEAPOT AND COFFEE POT**
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A SILVER TEAPOT AND COFFEE POT**

MARK OF THOMAS FLETCHER, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1830

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A SILVER TEAPOT AND COFFEE POT** Mark of Thomas Fletcher, Philadelphia, circa 1830 Each pyriform, on spreading circular foot, the body chased with band of floral rocaille, with scroll spout, the handle with ivory insulator, the hinged domed cover with bud finial, the coffee pot engraved Gen. H. Brady. to his Grandchild, each marked under base The coffee pot 13in. high; 94oz. gross weight (2)

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According to family tradition, the inscription relates to General Hugh Brady (1768-1851) born in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. During the War of 1812, General Brady led the 22nd Infantry in the Battle of Chippewa and also commanded forces at the battle of Lundy's Lane. In 1848 Hugh Brady was awarded the rank of Brigadier General for years of dedication and bravery.

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Gen. Hugh Brady (1768-1851), courtesy Library of Congress

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