Overall: 3/8 x 4 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 1 x 11.1 x 6 cm )
Dark brown leather billfold; inside, spine lined with light brown leather, compartment on each side lined with white linen, each compartment divided by leather partition.
This billfold was among the items found in the footlocker of William H. Paine, who served as a surveyor with the Army engineers during the Civil War. Paine was responsible for devising systems and tools to better facilitate the surveyor's tasks, including patenting a coiled steel tape measure.
Gift of the Estate of Isidore L. Rosenzweig, in Memory of Bessie and Isidore L. Rosenzweig, 1978
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