Silver rectangular shoe buckle, engraved lines along border; steel hinged chape and tongue.
"This silver buckle / belonged in the sword / of Sir Wm Pepperrell / was given Clyde by / Mrs. Susan Jarvis Adams / in A. D. 1885" (Paper envelope)
- Object type
- Clothing -- Accessory
- Descriptive terms
buckles (strap accessories)
- 1 9/16 x 1 1/8 in (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Reference Notes
- Books on the life of Sir William Pepperell: Parson, Usher, "Life of Sir William Pepperrell," (Boston, 1855) Parkman, Francis, "A Half-Century of Conflict," (Boston, 1892) Fairchild, Byron, "Messrs. William Pepperrell: Merchants at Picataqua, (Cornell UP, 1954) Rolde, Neil, "Sir William Pepperrell," (Tilbury House Pub, 1982)
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Notes A full length portrait of William Pepperrell by John Smybert is at the Peabody Essex Museum. The William Pepperrell Papers are located at the Massachusetts Historical Society.