Envelope

Object Number: 
2008.42.401
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/16 x 6 in. (10.3 x 15.2 cm)
Description: 
Empty envelope inscribed in pencil: "Button from uniform of/ Oliver Hazard Perry, U.S.N./ the uniform he was wearing/ when he received the sword/ of surrender on Lake Erie".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group