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Object ID number 2009.16.001
Date 1770-1820
Year Range from 1770
Year Range to 1820
Description Small (5" diameter) iron kettle or cauldron with handle circa late 1700s, used for melting lead for making musket bullets. Also included are 12 round bullets.

A type-written description of the making of bullets is included, as well as information on sources used to glean lead for bullets during the Revolutionary War.
Subjects Revolutionary War