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Firkin and Lid

Made by Cotton Hersey (American (Hingham, Massachusetts), 1792–1881)

Inscribed in ink on bottom: This is for Dorothy Durgin ... Elijah Brown

Written on enclosed cardboard disk that fits into lid: Given to Edna on her 13th birthday by her friend D. A. Durgin

Inscribed on top of lid: C. H.

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