Samuel Colt was an American inventor and industrialist. Colt was a member of St. John’s Lodge in Hartford, Connecticut.

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http://www.masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=1&new_day=10&new_year=2015

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Steel Engraving of Samuel Colt with a Colt 1851 Navy Revolver circa 1855. Based on a lost daguerreotype by Philipp Graff (1814-1851) taken between 1847 and 1851.
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