On their father's death the eldest succeeded to the property, and the younger, Henry, carried on the trade of pewterer in Helston.
Hod, hod, n. a kind of trough borne on the shoulder, for carrying bricks and mortar: a coal-scuttle: a pewterer's blowpipe.
The mark on the handle is the sole surviving one of an American pewterer of the seventeenth century.
Is a common nuisance, and as great a grievance to those that come near him as a pewterer is to his neighbours.
Thence to Tom's about business, and so to the pewterer's, to buy a poore's-box to put my forfeits in, upon breach of my late vows.
The trade of the pewterer does not seem to have been followed by many men in New England during the seventeenth century.
The matchless spoon bears the sole surviving "touch" or mark of an American pewterer of the seventeenth century.
How little had he imagined that the Walpole's soul was not, by five shillings, as large as the Bristol pewterer's!
This is the sole surviving “touch” or mark of an American pewterer of the 17th century.