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Object Name PEN
Catalog Number 0985.02.00067a
Date 1861-1865
Description Gold flat-sided pen with steel nib and large clear stone in its cap.

The pen was formerly attached via metallic wire to a paper card (0985.2.67b) onto which is glued a CSA $10 note; removed for preservation purposes, and stored separately.
Material Metal
Dimensions L-4.75 Dia-0.5 inches
Owned Mary Catharine Reeves [Mrs. Leo Vogel]
Provenance This note was signed by Miss Mary Catharine Reeves (later Mrs. Leo Vogel), when in Confederate States Treasury Department. The pen and staff is the same used by her in the work of signing such notes. She was 21 years old when the war began.
People Reeves, Mary Catharine
Vogel, Mary Catharine Reeves [Mrs. Leo]
Search Terms Confederate States Treasury
Subjects Money
Currency
women
Work
Employment