Basket with Swing Handle (SOLD)

Retains an early Boston merchant label inscribed “Made by Capt. Jacob Weston In Duxbury Mass”

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Captain Jacob Weston (1756-1832) was born in Plympton, Massachusetts.  In 1784 he married Alice Southworth (Burge) Weston in nearby Duxbury.  He died there in 1832 and is buried with his wife in the Mayflower Cemetery.

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