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Graham, James M.

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Graham, James M.   Lancaster Pennsylvania 1820s  

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Contract for

Kentucky Riefles

in 1822 he made a rifle which was presented to Davy Crocett by his political friends. It is told that Davy killed 125 bears with this rifle in the years 1825 to 1834.

After his dead, his son, John Wesley made heritage of this gun. Others owners followed. Following the Civil War the rifle was shortened and altered to percussion. Today the rifle belongs to the collection of the Alamo museum.