Cast Iron Herb Grinder, C. B. Rogers (1848-1885), Philadelphia, the trough marked "C.B. Rogers" on four feet and the grinding wheel with carved hardwood handle, lg. 18, ht. 7, wd. 8 in. Note: In his collection notes, Howard Roth had found that Clayton Brown Rogers, born in Hainesport, New Jersey in 1810, moved to Philadelphia in 1848 and opened a seed and agricultural warehouse, which he operated until his death in 1885. (Sinnott, Mary Elizabeth. Annals of the Sinnot, Rogers, Coffin, Corlies, Reeves, Bodine, and Alied Families. [Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1905]. Pp. 57, 62. Jordan, John Wolf, Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania Biography, vol. III. [New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914]. Pp. 923-24). Provenance: The Howard Roth Collection.