Wood from tree under which George Fox preached w/docu. and label

Wood from tree under which George Fox preached w/docu. and label
Title
Wood from tree under which George Fox preached w/docu. and label
Date 
1750-1844
Medium 
Wood, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 3 x 1 in. ( 18.4 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Rectangular, sawn fragment of wood with inscribed paper label affixed to one side.
Object Number 
INV.830
Marks 
hand written: on label: "George Fox Oak/ Presented to/ RS Haviland/ by/ Mary [?]ock/ Flushing BiCentennial/ 5th Mo 29th 1895"
Gallery Label 
A note found with the object dating from 1955 states that this fragment of the George Fox Oak had been in the posession of the Haviland family of Chappaqua for 55 years. George Fox was a Quaker preacher who preached beneath this tree in Flushing, Queens.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group