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Cartridge box in envelope:American Revolution

Object Number: 
1934.139
Date: 
1770-1830
Medium: 
Leather, iron, jute
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 5 x 2 1/8 in. ( 5.4 x 12.7 x 5.4 cm )
Description: 
Stitched rectangular leather box with flap that fastens to wire stud on front.
Gallery Label: 
This cartridge box was said to have been used by the donor's great-grandfather, Major Matthew Davis, during the Revolutionary War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. A.B. Hunter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group