Gold signet child's ring; Burr family crest intaglio.
This ring was presented by Van Rensselaer Burr and Elsie Hobart (Royer) to their son, Van Rensselaer Burr, Jr. (March 18, 1902-June, 1913) about 2-3 years before his death. The donor is a cousin of Van Rensselaer Burr, Jr., and was given the ring by his parents after the death of their son.
Gift of Miss Helen Burr Smith
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