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Rectangular leather covered document box or small trunk with hinged lid; brass posts with oval backplates to support a bale handle at top; edges of top bound with brass studs (plated with copper?) and securing decorative scalloped leather strip and plain piece of leather overhanging edge; bottom with brass studded corners fitted with wrought iron lock and hasp; interior lined with wallpaper of white background with small pink diamond-shaped pattern; traces of old newspaper.
paper (fiber product)
Initials ""JSB"" marked on top.
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),
4.625 x 12.125 x 6.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler