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Clevis

Object Number: 
INV.5716.137
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 x 1/8 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 0.3 cm )
Gallery Label: 
This object was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee from a refuse deposit near a military camp and fort at Richmond, Staten Island. Built after the arrival of British forces under General William Howe in July, 1776, the fort was occupied by British and Hessian troops until evacuation in 1783.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group