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Affleck, Thomaslocked

(b Aberdeen, 1740; d Philadelphia, PA, March 5, 1795).
  • Oscar P. Fitzgerald

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American cabinetmaker of Scottish birth. He trained as a cabinetmaker in Edinburgh and London. In 1763 he arrived in Philadelphia on the same boat as John Penn, the new Governor of Pennsylvania and a future client, to join Quaker friends. He opened a shop on Union Street and eventually moved to Second Street in the Society Hill area. He made stylish mahogany furniture (sold ...

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