School: Mecklenburg (North Carolina/NC)
Nothing is known about this gunmaker. This single rifle is signed “MA” in script on the brass patch box. Engraved on a silver plate is “Made for John Amos ye 1 + 180?”.   Hopkins Collection.
Source: Ivey, William. North Carolina Schools of Longrifles 1765-1865. Thomasville, NC: Published by the Author, 2010. Print.