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In early 2017, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
Petition from Lydia Heckle to Marinus Willett, Mayor of New York, re: Miranda expedition, May 16, 1807
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Lead seal; stamped dolphin on front and number on back.
According to an attached label, this fragment was found at Maspeth in Queens, New York City. The label gave a date of July, 1929, but did not say whether the object was found on that date, or donated to the Society on that date.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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