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1870 -Very Rare- 6 tsp Conger and Webb Co. Chicago Ill.

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Posted 2 years ago

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froggymorton
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Hi,
I wanted to show ya all a spoon I have looked for information on for 6 months. Interesting story.
These extremely Rare spoons come with a History
Alexander Russell Webb of Hudson Columbia NY was the apprentice of Charles E. Butler, a jewelry maker. He moved to Chicago on May 6 1870 and Together with his Father-Law Lucien West Conger, started "CONGER & WEBB CO." The company was destroyed in the Great fire of Chicago in October of 1871.

He returned to NY and was a salesman for Tiffany and Co for a while to support his family.
The Rest of his life is Just Amazing. He sold Jewelry was a Business owner, Journalist_ Editor, A Consul to Manila In the Philippines assigned by Grover Cleveland President,
He made history by converting to Islam and was accepted into the Muslim Fraternity In Rangoon Burma,

A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb
The book is available on Ebay.com and Amazon plus parts

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  1. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 2 years ago
    Really wonderful!! So glad that you have these. : )

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