Wooden document box decorated with brass tacks which outline the box, arch at corners and surround the oval brass plates and handle on the lid. Has a wrought iron lock and brass keyhole cover with an impressed eagle, small metal hinges at the back; the wood originally covered with black leather (traces remain between the cracks).
Penned on the bottom underside is: Emily M. Matchett .
- Associated Building
- Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
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- 5 x 11.75 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
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- Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little