Presentation envelope and letter

Object Number: 
1943.133
Date: 
ca. 1904
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
overall closed: 3 7/8 x 7 1/2 x 1/16 in. ( 9.8 x 19 x 0.2 cm )
Marks: 
embossed: front center: "Personal/ To the/ Hon Elihu Root/ New York City" engraved: inside: "With the compliments of/ F. L. Ainsworth Charles E. Magoon/ A. E. Bates Robert Shaw Oliver/ G. H. Burton J. P. Sanger/ Henry C. Corbin C. F. Humphry/ Adna R. Ch
Description: 
Fascimile silver envelope and letter; two thin rectangular pieces of silver hinge together along their bases; embossed inscription in the front center and and engraved building with a mansard roof in the upper left corner; the reverse has lines representing those of an envelope; engraved inscription on the inside with engraved "signatures" below.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elihu Root, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group