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Commemorative Certificate

1970.566 (RS115419)

Description

Certificate acknowledging Henry Bowen's appointment as Collector of Internal Revenue for the Third District of New York, signed by President Abraham Lincoln. Under glass; elaborate, rectangular gilt and gesso frame. .

Details

Maker
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 (Signer)
Date
1863
Location of origin
Washington, DC, USA
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
Certificate, Commemorative
certificates
commemoratives
Eagle
government
Government
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Dimensions
19 1/4 x 23 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.566
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64457

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