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This auger belonged to Captain Caleb Clapp (1752-1812) of Greenfield, Massachusetts. Clapp was a soldier in the American Revolution and a well-known merchant in Greenfield. An auger is a woodworking tool that used to bore holes in wood.


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creator   Unknown
date   c. 1770
length (handle)   4.0"
length (overall)   6.0"
process/materials   wood, metal
item type   Tools/Woodworking Tools & Equipment
accession #   #MH.405a

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