Wood, bone, silver, metal
Overall: 34 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 87.3 x 3.2 cm )
engraving: on top of handle: "A T Reed" engraving: on shaft: "Com. O.H. Perry's Victory/Lake Erie. Sept. 10th AD. 1813." engraving: on shaft: "We have met the enemy/and they are ours" engraving: on shaft: "Taken from the flag ship/Lawrence, March 5th A
Cane with tapered straight shaft and irregular bone knob handle with a silver plaque on top; short faceted section with three silver plaques with inscriptions; silver eyelet and collar; long metal ferrule, metal band near the ferrule.
According to accession records, this cane was used by Abijah Reed.
Gift of Roswell Skeel, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.