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Object Name Link, Cuff
Catalog Number 0985.03.00157a
Description One of two (2) cuff links; brass circle with toothed edge, appears to have been enameled black.
Owned Alexander H. Stephens; C. F. Parker
Provenance Cuff buttons owned by Alexander H. Stephens, he had them with him in Fort Warren, Boston while imprisoned there in 1865. They were given to his guard, Lt. C.F. Parker. Acc. to C.F. Parker letter (Jan, 20, 1903 - found in accession files - GA), he and Stephens exchanged cuff buttons and pencil when Parker left. In addition Stephens presented Parker with cup, saucer, and spoon (Parker's statement regarding acquisition of these items from Stephens is in object file.)
People Stephens, Alexander Hamilton
Parker, C. F.
Search Terms items exchanged
Fort Warren
Subjects gifts
Exchange (Barter)
Prisoners