S&SWM PR papers L277

[NB there are 2 L277s, the other is from Douglas Fox-Pitt]

Dorchester Feb 24th 1887


I take the liberty of sending you a sketch of a very choice old silver porringer date 1666 Charles II I have just purchased this privately [insert] FROM [end insert] a resident in this county. I am sure this is worthy of your attention and shall be pleased to send it on approbation if desired

Your [salutation illegible except for obliged]
F. Jacob

To: Gen'l Pitt Rivers Rushmore

Drawing on reverse captioned Date 1666 Charles II £12 cash Sketch exact size of porringer. On other end of sheet are two rough sketches of ?monograms it is not known if these relate to this

Stamped Saunders & Jacob Goldsmiths Dorchester

This porringer is not listed in the catalogue of the second collection and it is not known if Pitt-Rivers acquired it.

Transcribed by AP May 2011 as part of the Rethinking Pitt-Rivers project.

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