Overall: 35 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 90.2 x 3.8 cm )
engraved: on handle sides: "S.B.P. Higgins/from his friend/D.P. Dobbins./This Cane was/Wrought from the/Ward Room/table of the/Flag Ship/Lawrence."
engraved: on handle top: "We have met the enemy and they are ours. O.H.P. September 10th 1813."
Wooden cane with straight, tapered shaft; gilded knob handle with inscriptions and engraved gothic decoration; top of handle engraved with ship, laurel wreath, eagle, shield, and flags; brass ferrule.
Gift of Mrs. Francis M. Scott
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