Chapter: Home Sweet Home

Vintage Brass Smoking Set

"For a gentleman's leisure time"
Brass smoking set circa 1892, brought with John Emes as Sprague Lumber manager brass smoking set


This is a brass smoking set, circa 1892, that was owned by John Emes who was the manager of Sprague Lumber. John Emes was sent by Daniel Emes Sprague to search for timber. Mr. Emes came by canoe from the Red River to the Roseau River to the Sprague River and discovered the solid virgin timber in the area.