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Object Name Leaf, Table
Catalog Number 0985.13.00220b
Description One of two walnut table leaves, for expansion.
Material wood
Owned Mr. Dorsey
Provenance "This table was used by President / Davis, in his private office in the / White - House of the Confederacy / (this Museum.)" during the Civil War. He traded to a Mr. Dorsey for a proper desk later in his tenure as President. The table has remained in the Dorsey family since its trade until donation to the Museum.
People Davis, Jefferson
Dorsey, Mr.
Search Terms Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
Executive Mansion
White House of the Confederacy