British percussion double barrel shotgun

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Titles British percussion double barrel shotgun
Description Percussion lock 24 gauge double barrel shotgun. The gun was used by Joseph Rolette, a fur trader from Pembina (now in North Dakota) who established a cart route from the Red River to Saint Paul, Minnesota and the Territorial Legislator who prevented the capital from moving from Saint Paul to Saint Peter, Minnesota. The shotgun has bar locks, a checkered straight walnut stock, iron mountings engraved with foliate scrolls, and a plain ramrod. Made by Edward and William Boyd in London, England.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 116.4 centimeters length (overall)
72.8 centimeters length (barrel)
Nomenclature shotgun
Materials iron
walnut (wood)
German silver
brass (alloy)
Creation Made by: E. & M. Bond
Made in: London, England
Subjects Owned/used by: Rolette, Joseph
Used in: Pembina County, North Dakota, United States
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Firearms
Dates Creation: Approximately 1850
Use: Not earlier than 1850 - Not later than 1871
Use: 1853 - 1855 (Dates Rolette served as Territorial Legislator.)
Use: 1856 - 1857 (Dates Rolette served on the Territorial Council.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9688.2 (Accession Number)

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