Location: New England, Newport County, Newport, Rhode Island

Artist: Thomas Claggett & Benjamin Baker

Materials: Mahogany, White pine, Brass, Steel, Glass

Tall-case brass dial clock with eight-day, weight powered movement with rack and snail strike. Boss is engraved “Thomas/Claggett/NEWPORT.” Mahogany case by Benjamin Baker. Two paper labels inside case: (1) Made and Sold By Benjamin Baker in Newport 1772 (2) December 30th 1772 Thomas Claggett do Warrant a Clock to Abraham Brown to be A Good Clock if it does not prove so I promise to pay the money back to Brown whis [sic] is fifty-six dollars & one quarter. Witness my hand. Thomas Claggett.”

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