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The definitive treaty of peace and friendship, between His Britannick Majesty, the Most Christian King, and the King of Spain : concluded at Paris, the 10th day of February, 1763, to which, the King of Portugal acceded on the same day...
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Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 x 1/4 in. ( 6.7 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm )
stamped: top: "JUSTICE"; bottom: "UNION AND CONFIDENCE"
Oval brass plate with scale at top; above pelican sitting on nest full of chicks.
This plate was found in the files of the N-YHS Field Exploration Committee. It was probably part of a collection of replicas of 18th and 19th century buttons and military badges owned by William L. Calver, the Committee's chairman. It is of the type worn by some Union state troops during the Civil War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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