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Massachusetts Manufacturing Company

Name Street Town State From To
Massachusetts Manufacturing Company   Chicopeee Falls Massachusetts 1859  

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Same as Massachusetts Arms Company

Page 36 of Life, Trial and Execution of Captain John Brown in 1859 reports that the Independent Grays of Baltimore loaded two wagons with arms and ammunition found at Brown's house. The boxes were filled with Sharp's rifles, pistols, etc. all bearing the stamp of the Massachusetts Manufacturing Company, Chicopee, Massachusetts.

When Brown was asked about their arms (page 48) he replied "Two hundred Sharp's rifles and two hundred revolvers - what is called the Massachusetts Arms Company's revolvers, a little under the navy size."