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Wood shuttle used on the plantation of Lt. Thomas Boyd

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2012.004

Scope and Contents

Wood shuttle with the following caption written on the back, in what appears to be Laura Luttrell’s handwriting: ‘Shuttle used in weaving on the plantation of Lt. Thomas Boyd, a Revolutionary soldier of Pennsylvania and a pioneer settler near Campbell Station. He is buried in Pleasant Forest Cemetery. Presented to McClung Collection by Miss Neta Boyd.’ 1 pc. Approx. 14” long and 2.75 wide at widest point, 1.5 “ high at highest point. Good condition.

Dates

  • undated

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 item

Language of Materials

English

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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