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date: 17 November 2019

Hitchcock, Lambertlocked

(28 May 1795–03 April 1852)
  • Gerald W. R. Ward

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Hitchcock, Lambert (28 May 1795–03 April 1852), chair and cabinet manufacturer, was born in Cheshire, Connecticut, the son of John Lee Hitchcock, a veteran of the American Revolution, and Eunice Hudson. Although his master is not known, Hitchcock is thought to have been apprenticed in the furniture trade in Cheshire. By 1814 he had begun work as a journeyman in the shop of Silas E. Cheney of Litchfield, Connecticut, where he would remain for four years (minus an unsuccessful semester of study at the Episcopal Academy of Connecticut in Cheshire)....

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