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Samuel Libby powder horn, Scarborough, 1723

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Samuel Libby powder horn, Scarborough, 1723

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Samuel Libby (1689-1770) was born in Scarborough and served as a lieutenant in the militia.

He also was a land surveyor and is credited with carving this powder horn, which has his named spelled "Libbee."

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  • Title: Samuel Libby powder horn, Scarborough, 1723
  • Creator: Libby, Samuel
  • Creation Date: 1723
  • Subject Date: 1723
  • Town: Scarborough
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Carved horn
  • Local Code: A74-17-1
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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