Marriage: Susannah Gray on 23 Apr 1728 in Boston MA
Died: Aug 1737, Boston MA
Events in his life were:
He worked from circa 1723 to 1727 as a silversmith in New York City NY 9
He worked from 1727 to 1737 as a silversmith in Boston MA the Boston selectmen granted "Liberty. . . to Peter furt, Gold Smith from New York to Reside in this Town to open A Shop and Exercise hiss Calling Having given to the Satisfaction of the Select Men to Indemnifie the Town in £10."
His work is known by 4 pieces only, a two-handled covered cup at Yale, a cann, and two spoons, but the quality of his holloware shows he was well trained and aware of the latest London styles. 9
Covered cup, c 1727
Yale University 27
h: 8 15/16"
d: 4 1/16"
wt: 39 oz
Engraved with the Mills of Harscombe arms in an acanthus and scroll cartouche on one side and the Hope of Hopetoun arms on the other. This is the ". . . silver cup with his coat of arms and mine engraved thereon" left to Henry Hope in Edward Mills' will of 1732.
Peter married Susannah Gray, daughter of Samuel Gray and Susanna Langdon, on 23 Apr 1728 in Boston MA. (Susannah Gray was born on 8 Jul 1703 in Boston MA and died before 1737 in Boston MA.)