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Silk, gold, enamel
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Robert Bolton was the eldest son of Robert Bolton and Sarah (McClean) Jackson Bolton of Savannah, Georgia. He went to England in 1807 and married there; in 1836 he left England and brought his wife and fourteen children to New York.
Bequest of Reginald Pelham Bolton
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