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Justinian Shepherd, from Great Barford in Oxfordsh ...

Latin Text:

Dn?s. IVSTINIAN SHEPHERD, a Barfordia majore, in agro Oxoniensi; dedit Cingulum quoddam Americanum ex monetÔ testaceÔ apud NovŠ AngliŠ Indigenas receptÔ (tubulorum nicotianŠ fragmina referente) confectum. cat. V.C.955.


Justinian Shepherd, from Great Barford in Oxfordshire, gave the Museum an American belt made from the shell money used by the native people of New England (resembling the fragments of tobacco pipes). See the Vice-Chancellor's Catalogue, no. 955.

Location:Not listed in the 1836 catalogue. The present location of this object is unknown.

Year:MDCXCVIII (1698);  Page Number:18 (verso)

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