Simon Willard and His Clocks

Simon Willard and His Clocks

by John Ware Willard

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Overview


The inventor who established America's first clock factory and developed clock-making techniques that are still in use more than 200 years later, Willard was a master among craftsmen. This unique biography, written by his great-grandson, not only chronicles the inventor's life, it explains his methods and catalogs his creations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486443508
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 01/05/2005
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.48(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.26(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsvi
Prefaceix
Abbreviationsx
Simon Willard1
Simon Willard clocks38
Corrections and errors regarding the life and work of Simon Willard54
Simon Willard, Jr.65
Zabdiel Adams Willard73
Benjamin Franklin Willard74
Benjamin Willard79
Aaron Willard85
Aaron Willard, Jr.94
Henry Willard98
Ephraim Willard100
Levi and Abel Hutching104
Elnathan Taber106
William Cummens110
William King Lemist113
Charles Bullard115
William Fisk117
Charles Crane Crehore119
The Willard family of Ashburnham and Ashby, Mass., clock-makers120
Philander Jacob Willard123
Alexander Tarbell Willard126
Check list of Simon Willard clocks129

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