Overall: 2 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 10.8 x 0.6 cm )
Gold pen nib mounted on rectangular piece of cardboard with typewritten inscription.
Gift of Dr. Frederic Griffith
stamped: on back of nib: "LEVI / BROWN / -A. D- / 1864"
typewritten: on cardboard mount: "GOLD PEN GIVEN TO / LIEUTENANT WILLIAM GRIFFITH, U.S. ARMY / BY GENERAL WM. T. SHERMAN FOR SERVING / HIM AS PRIVATE SECRETARY DURING THE / CIVIL WAR."
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