By Profession and Interest - collections
So you know who you want to impress and delight with something thoughtful and significant. You know what their interests are. Perhaps you would like to help them focus their interest with a direct link to the past. But you don’t quite recall all the history details of each place and person in our history. These collections will help you pinpoint the right pen for the right person (even if it is you).
Military – collection This would include sites of military interest such as: Washington Crossing for its role in starting the “Ten Crucial Days” of the American War of Independence. The two Battles of Trenton the pivot point in the American Revolution that snatched victory from the jaws of certain defeat in the “Ten Crucial Days .“ The Battle of Princeton the third battle of the “Ten Crucial Days “especially significant to the U S Marine Corps as the first land battle in which they recorded casualties. The Mercer Oak as a Witness tree to the Battle of Princeton. Valley Forge for its place in history where the colonial line became a formidable Army. Monmouth Battlefield, the longest, hottest, battle of the War of Independence and the first after Valley Forge that proved to the British that this new American force could hold its own against the best they had to offer. The Tennent Oak as a witness to the Battle of Monmouth. Summerseat, Washington’s Headquarters and home of Robert Morris, “The Financier of The Revolution” setting up the first international spy network for the Americans, supplying the war effort when others failed and selling the first American War Ship to the US Navy.
Finance and Banking – collection This would include pens of interest to Financers, Bankers, and Businessmen. This will include pens from Summerseat (including the Signer’s Mulberry), home of two signers of the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. Robert Morris, known as the “financier of the revolution”, Businessman, Superintendent of Finance of the United States, founder of the first financial institution chartered by the United States,- the Bank of North America,- wealthiest man in the colonies at the start of the war, who partially inspired the US Congress to pass Bankruptcy laws as he lay in debtors prison at the end of his life. George Clymer first President of the Philadelphia Bank. Also from the Clymer Yew that grew over the final resting place of George Clymer.
Medical – collection This will include pens from the Benjamin Rush Oak and the Mercer Oak as both men in addition to being important to the American Revolution, were medical practitioners. Dr. Benjamin Rush is also known as the “Father of American Psychiatry” and his likeness adorns the American Psychiatric Association seal.
Law, Government, and Politics – This collection has to do with The Founding Fathers that helped shape our legal system, governments, and politics. Pens related to signers of the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and to William Pen for his contribution to law and the frame of government. Thomas pain, involved in two national revolutions, the great explainer, and known as the “Father of the American Revolution” and outspoken political troublemaker in Great Britain, America, and France.
Writers – Thomas pain, involved in two national revolutions, the great explainer, and known as the “Father of the American Revolution” and outspoken troublemaker in Great Britain, America, and France.
Daughters of the American Revolution and Sons of the American Revolution – collection Check out the different battles and encampments of your ancestors. The Mercer Oak, The Tennent Oak, Washington Crossing, Battle of Trenton, Princeton Battlefield, Valley Forge, Monmouth Battlefield, Christ Church Burial Ground Philadelphia.