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Object Name BOX
Catalog Number 1962.004
Date ca. 1760-1820
Description Small box, or miniature trunk, with hinged lid. Wood-framed covered in brown leather, gold-embossed around perimeter. Metal handle attached to lid; metal lock; two replacement brass hinges, attached with screws. Interior is lined with pages from a book.
Dimensions H-2.75 L-7.75 D-4.25 inches
Owned Lee family (tentative); Henry Lee III [Lighthorse Harry Lee] (tentative)
Provenance Small box believed to have been used by Gen. Lighthorse Harry Lee, the father of Robert E. Lee.

"Box said to have belonged to the Lee family and used by them at Stratford."
People Lee family
Lee, Henry Giles, III (Light Horse Harry)