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Savage, Gideon (1751-1833) [Brown velour purse]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.013.20 Author/Creator: Savage, Gideon (1751-1833) Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: 1778-1833 circa Pagination: 1 item 11 x 18 cm

Summary of Content: Small purse belonging to Savage, a Corporal of Artillery and Artificer for the Connecticut Continental Line in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Has muslin lined interior, two inside sections, and a black tie closure. This item was originally housed in Savage's wooden chest (GLC01450.013.02) with others decimalized in GLC01450.013.

Background Information: Folder of research on Savage in collateral files.

People: Savage, Gideon, 1751-1833

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: FinanceTextile

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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