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Ring that belonged to Bonnie Prince Charlie. When he occupied Derby in December 1745, the Prince held his headquarters at Exeter House but took his meals at the house of Mrs Ward, whose late husband had been Chief Alderman of Derby. Her 13 year old son, Samuel, tasted the Prince’s food and Prince Charles gave this diamond ring to Mrs Ward upon his ill-fated departure. The ring stayed with the Ward family until 1947, when the wife of food taster’s great-grandson offered the item to Derby…

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Oldest Draft of King James Bible Discovered, Historian Says

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Dominos, vintage fun and games, Samuel Ward Co, Dice games, tile games, vintage games, red dominos, vintage dominos

Dominos, Double six with scorer, vintage game, Samuel Ward Co, Dice games, tile games, vintage games, red dominos, vintage dominos by TwoSwansSwimming on Etsy

Samuel Ward McAllister (1827–1895) self-appointed arbiter of New York society 1860-90. He married heiress Sarah Taintor Gibbons, & using her wealth, McAllister sought to become a tastemaker amongst New York's "Knickerbocracy", a collection of old merchant & landowning families who traced their lineage back to the colonial days. He was largely responsible for turning the simple seaside resort of Newport, Rhode Island into a mecca for the pleasure-seeking, status-conscious rich of the Gilded…

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Samuel Ward McAllister,1827-1895,self-appointed arbiter of New York society

Illustration of Samuel Ward McAllister, (1827-1895). Self-appointed arbiter of New York City's Gilded Age society. Appearing in TOWN TOPICS, January 11th, c.1894.

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Lilly Pulitzer Picture Frame 5x7 Samuel Ward Blue yellow pink Rare Vintage New #LillyPulitzer #Tropical

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Board Game Kensington NEW SEALED In BOX not LP Samuel Ward Company 1979 Original

Kensington Board Game NEW SEALED In BOX not LP Samuel Ward Company 1979 Original #SamuelWardCo