Overall: 18 x 1 5/8 in. ( 45.7 x 4.1 cm )
Wooden nightstick, straight baton with turned handle; the top of the baton is slightly rounded, the handle has three sections of ribbing and is flanged at both ends.
This nightstick belonged to James Ferris, Jr. (1795-1869), Alderman of the 6th Ward 1834-1835 and 1839-1840.
Gift of Miss Anna G. Ferris, Miss Katherine L. Ferris and Mr. Gilbert Ferris
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