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Small, cylindrical wood box with cover. Lathed, with six decorative lathe lines. Note written on the bottom of the box states that it was made of wood from the Washington Elm.
"Made of / Wood / from Washington / Elm". (handwritten)
"This box is for the / Lear House." (Note inside box.)
"Box made from a branch of / The Washington Elm in / Cambridge, Mass. about 1870 / Mildred Howells" (Note inside box.)
Gift of Miss Mildred Howells