Overall: 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 1.3 x 5.7 cm )
relief: on wax surface: "CSW" and "C. S. WOODHULL NOTARY PUBLIC STATE OF NEW YORK"
handwritten in ink: on scrap of paper found with object: "SEAL (impression) / OF CALEB S. WOODHULL / 1792-1866 AS MAYOR OF / NEW YORK CITY FROM 1849-51 / GIFT OF LESLIE A.
Circular red wax seal impression with three-masted ship above initials "CSW" at center and inscription, "C. S. WOODHULL, PUBLIC NOTARY, STATE OF NEW YORK," surrounding edge; wax affixed to metal disk and housed in circular wooden box with flat lid.
Gift of Leslie A. Davis, 1952
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