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This chest was for storage of materials such as sheets, blankets and tablecloths. Once fitted with 2 drawers, the drawers have been removed to make more space. This chest came to Deerfield in 1774 with Justin Hitchcock, a hatter, and was given to the museum by his grandson.

 

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Board Chest

creator   Unidentified
date   c. 1700
location   Springfield, Massachusetts
height   36.5"
depth   19.5"
width   51.0"
process/materials   pine
item type   Household Goods/Furniture
accession #   #1880.022.11


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Silhouette of Deacon Justin Hitchcock (1752-1822)

"Remarks and Observations" by Justin Hitchcock

Letter from Justin Hitchcock to Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt

Indenture between Justin Hitchcock and Moses Church

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