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Object Name GAVEL
Catalog Number 0985.11.00043
Description This gavel is made from white pine with concentric hands of brass on the head. There is an engraved inscription on the band that reads: "Made from wood of Beauvoir home of Jefferson Davis-presented to the U.D.C.-by the Cradle of the Confederacy Chapter 94-Montgomery Alabama 1897."
Material wood (pine)
Dimensions H-8.8 L-3.1 D-1.9 inches
Provenance This gavel is made from wood from Beauvoir, Mississippi. It was presented to the Kate Litton Hickman Chapter, UDC of Nashville, Tennessee by the "Cradle of the Confederacy" UDC Chapter 94 of Montgomery, Alabama in 1897.
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Beauvoir