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Inscription: engraved on body to right of handle: STATE OF NEW-YORK. (shaded roman) / By the SOCIETY (this word is itallic) for the Promotion of (script) / Usefull ARTS. (this word is itallic) this Premium is awarded to (script) / NICHOLAS SMITH (shaded itallic block) / of the County of Saratoga. for the (script) / Second best Specimen of (script) / WOOLEN CLOTH (shaded roman) / presented the present Year. (script) / 1813engraved on body to left of handle: [Arms of New York State: armorial shield with motto "EXCELSIOR" on a banner surmounted by eagle and flanked by two figures.]Marking: marked on underside: HUTTON (in rectangle) [flanked by eagle in oval]
Nicholas Smith, Saratoga, New York, from 1813; Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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