engraved: on the back of the case: "Mrs. Mary Bristed"
Mary Rose Donnelly was the daughter of Edward Constantine Donnelly, tax commissioner of New York, and Rose (Ford) Donnelly. In 1894 she was married to Charles Astor Bristed (1871-1936), a lawyer of Stockbridge, Mass., who was a great-grandson of John Jacob Astor.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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