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Inscription: engraved on handle in shaded roman: E = Hengraved on body: [arms of Holyoke family]Marking: marked on underside and to left of handle: [crown] / I C / [cipher in shape of rabbit] (in shield-shaped surround)
Reverend Edward Holyoke, Marblehead, Massachusetts, from 1737; descended in the Holyoke family; his great-great-grandson, Andrew Nichols, Hathorne, Massachusetts; Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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