Fragment of wood from Charter Oak
Overall: 2 x 8 in. ( 5.1 x 20.3 cm )
Cross section of tree branch with bark still around outside; paper label affixed to one side with nails.
Gift of I.W. Stuart
hand written: on label: "Wood from the Charter Oak/ New-York Historical Society/ With the compliments of/ JWStuart./ Charter Oak Place./ Oct 6th 1856"
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