Replacements Ltd., as of June 2014, lists the 1847 Rogers Brothers silverware pattern "First Love," made of an electroplated silver, at prices from $6.99 for a teaspoon to $23.99 for a salad fork. Prices vary according to location and the number of pieces in a collection.
1847 Roger Bros First Love, produced in 1937, is a pattern of silver-plated flatware and serving pieces. In 1840, electroplating silver over a lesser metal became a popular trend. In 1847, the Roger brothers perfected the technique and marked their product with their name.
In 1847, Tom Smith, a British inventor, introduced Christmas crackers, or sparklers, to citizens in the United Kingdom and eventually other locations around the world. Like many inventions, Smith created the cracker inadvertently, when he added a final element of a chemical reaction to his sugary su
The 1847 stamped on the mark of Rogers Brothers International Silver Co stands for the year the company was founded, not the manufacture year of a particular piece of flatware. International Silver absorbed Rogers Brothers in 1898. The silver is most likely low-value silver-plate; sterling silver fl
The Mexican-American War was fought from 1846-1848 and saw the United States win a decisive victory and expand its western lands to the Pacific coast. A conflict that occurred as the result of Mexican resentment over the US annexation of Texas and a border dispute, the Mexican-American War represent
The Mexican-American War had long lasting effects for the United States and planted the seeds for the Civil War. Previous Page | Contents In 1847, with the conflict still raging, Secretary of State James Buchanan suggested that President James K. Polk send an emissary to Mexico to assist in bringing
Get an overview of the roots of the conflict that resulted in the 1846-1848 war between the United States and Mexico. The origins of the Mexican-American War can largely be traced back to Texas winning its independence from Mexico in 1836. Following his defeat at the Battle of San Jacinto (4/21/1836
NARA Resources "Monuments, Manifest Destiny, and Mexico" Michael Dear's article which tells the story of the survey of the U.S.-Mexico border following the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. From NARA's publication Prologue. Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo Digitized version of the original document that ended the Mexican-American War. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo A Teaching with
Registers of Mexican War Applications for Appointments as Surgeons and Assistant Surgeons, 1847-1848. NAID 6444010; Records of Mexican War Medical Officers, 1846-1848. NAID 1223698; Carded medical Records of Volunteer Soldiers in the Mexican and Civil Wars, 1846-1865. NAID 655646
Mexican-American War, also called Mexican War, Spanish Guerra de 1847 or Guerra de Estados Unidos a Mexico (“War of the United States Against Mexico”), war between the United States and Mexico (April 1846–February 1848) stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over whether Texas ended at the Nueces River (Mexican claim) or the Rio Grande (U.S. claim).