|H.H. Harvey patent bush hammer|
|Alexandria, VA newspaper, 7 Nov. 1871|
|Iron Age, 6 April 1893|
H.H. Harvey's 1896-97 catalog was reprinted by Early American Industries Association in 1973, indicating an early interest by collectors in Harvey's tools. Its title is H. H. Harvey's Special Illustrated Catalogue for 1896-7: Granite, Marble and Soft Stone Workers' Blacksmiths' and Contractors' Hammers and Tools, Manufactured by Him in Augusta, Maine.
H.H. Harvey's works were at 108 Bangor St., corner of Locke St., Augusta, on the east side of the Kennebec River. There is a fire station on this site now.
For more information about patent bush hammers made by H.H. Harvey and others, see Joseph Richards and the Patent Hammer.
|Augusta, ME 1878; number 23 is H.H. Harvey (right side)|