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Napoleon's Authorization for the Sale of the Louisiana Territory
April 24, 1803
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This copper colored metal device has an arrow printed on the top and reads in black " 'Stick-On' Window Lock/ Made Only By 'Stick-On' Window Lock Co. N.Y.C." One side reads "Burglar-Proof, Anti-Rattler, Keeps Windows Lock While Open For Ventilation...", the other has installation directions.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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