Coffee roaster

Coffee roaster
Imported coffee in the 18th century needed to be roasted. This coffee roaster would have been used by an enslaved slave person who worked in the kitchens to roast coffee for the Stone family. After David Stone's death, his widow was granted a large sum of money to ensure that coffee and other staples were still provided for her and her family. The accompanying video describes the item and the importance of coffee in daily life in more detail. Date approximated.
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Historic Hope Plantation
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Historic Hope Plantation
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