Revere, Paul, 1735-1818

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1735-12-21
Death 1818-05-10
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Boston goldsmith and engraver. Helped plan and execute the destruction of the tea in Boston harbor; gave notice of the British expedition to Concord on 18 Apr. 1775.

From the description of Paul Revere receipt of Nathaniel Appleton, 1786 Aug. 28. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 76893586

Silversmith, patriot, courier famous for his midnight ride announcing British forces.

From the description of ADS, 1797 May 5 : Boston. Bill. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13873225

From the description of ANS, 1779 May 17 : Boston. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13873193

Paul Revere (1735-1818), patriot and craftsman of Boston, Mass., was a silversmith, copper-plate engraver, foundry owner, and political cartoonist. He was also a participant in the Boston Tea Party and official courier for the provincial assembly, in which capacity he frequently travelled with messages and warnings, the most notable of which contributed to the outbreak of the Revolution. During the war, Revere printed the first issue of continental money, manufactured gunpowder, and later invented a process for rolling sheet copper.

From the description of Papers, 1776-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207166907

Silversmith.

From the description of Papers of Paul Revere, 1794-1816. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449509

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Subjects:

  • Copper industry and trade
  • Silverwork
  • Mills and mill-work
  • Engravers
  • Inventories of decedent's estates
  • History--Sources
  • Money
  • Silversmith
  • Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775
  • Account books
  • Metal workers
  • Founding
  • Tariff

Occupations:

  • Silversmiths

Places:

  • Massachusetts--Canton (as recorded)
  • Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Boston (as recorded)
  • Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)