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Speech of His Excellency George Washington, Esq; president of the United States of America, delivered to the Honorable the Congress
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Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 x 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 6.7 x 1.9 cm )
Chased gold chatelaine fragment (hook only); bell shaped hook-plate with robed allegorical figure in maritime setting holding a ship's anchor, surrounded with floral and scroll design; bail fittings for chain suspension across the bottom.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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