Overall: 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 1.3 x 3.2 cm )
Circular steel die with intertwined initials "EDM" at center with stag's head above and banner with inscription "VINCIT QUI PATITUR" below.
Gift of the Montclair Public Library, 1952
engraved (inverted): on face of die: "VINCIT QUI PATITUR" and "EDM" handwritten in pencil: on envelope found with object: "GIFT OF THE MONTCLAIR / PUBLIC LIBRARY / APR. 5, 1952"
This die with apparently used to mark the stationery of Edwin Denision Morgan (1811-1883), governor of New York from 1859 to 1863. A note found with the object identifies the initials on the die as those of Mrs. Edwin Denison Morgan, n
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